Permit to Conduct an Event on Public Land - Victoria

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to conduct an event or gathering on public land. Public land includes roads, reserves and parks.

To hold an event on a road, you must apply to the appropriate authority. If your event only impacts upon local roads, please contact your local council for permission. If your event impacts upon any major road or freeway, then you will need to contact VicRoads for permission. In either case, you must notify Victoria Police of the upcoming event.

Events can cover (but are not limited to):

  • circus
  • carnival
  • festival
  • street party
  • or similar.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the responsible council for more information regarding eligibility requirements. Please note that you will be required to have adequate public liability insurance ($10 million minimum).

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.

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

An administration fee is charged per 1000 attendees at the event. This fee does not apply to events expecting under 1000 attendees.

Apply Application All

A booking fee may apply, please consult the responsible council for the specific booking fee to be submitted with your application.

Apply Miscellaneous All

You will also be required to pay a bond, please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Event Application Form (Opens in new window)
Apply All Application to Conduct a Non-Road Activity on a Highway (Opens in new window)
Apply All Application to Conduct Races Under the Road Safety (Traffic Management) Regulations - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 Victoria

Local law(s) name

General Local Law 1 2013

Lodgement process

Apply

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

Administering agency

Hume City Council

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Events and Festivals Team

Hume City Council

Operating address: 1079 Pascoe Vale Road
Broadmeadows, Victoria 3047
Mailing address: PO BOX 119
Dallas, Victoria 3047
Phone: 03 9205 2200
Fax: 03 9309 0109
Email: events@hume.vic.gov.au
Website: Hume City Council (Opens in new window)