Permit to Conduct an Event on Public Land - City of Yarra - Victoria


You will need this permit if you intend to conduct an event on a road, reserve, park or other public land. Types of events that may need this permit include:

  • circuses
  • carnivals
  • festivals
  • processions
  • gatherings
  • street parties.

If your event will be held on a road, you will need to notify Victoria Police and the relevant council (for local roads) or VicRoads (for major roads and freeways).

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please note that you will be required to have adequate public liability insurance.


As specified on the permit.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $67.20

Event application. Fees for 2022-23

Apply Licence All $116.00

Event permit for up to one hundred people with minimum risk and no structures per event day. Fees for 2022-23

Apply Licence All $287.00

Event permit for one hundred to five hundred people with minimal structures and risk per event day. Fees for 2022-23

Apply Licence All $496.50

Large events with significant structures or risks (as assessed by a council officer) per event day. Fees for 2022-23

Comply Miscellaneous All -

Event bonds range depending on the size and nature of your event, please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application.


Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Events in Public Spaces Policy (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2020 Victoria

Lodgement process


Please submit your application and any associated documentation directly to the Council.

Additional information

If you intend to erect structures for your event, you may require other permits. A liquor licence will be required if liquor is to be consumed.

Administering agency

City of Yarra

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.