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 Amount Description
Apply Application All $148.00

Events and festivals. Fees for 2019-20.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Event Registration - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.
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.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All VicRoads - Events Application Checklist (Opens in new window)
Comply All Hiring Council's Public Address System - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 Victoria

Local law(s) name

Amenity, Environment and Community Protection Local Law 1 2018

Application process

Apply

You will need a Local Laws General Permit.

Approval time

Permit applications should be made at least twenty-eight days prior to the commencement of the activity.

Administering agency

Mansfield Shire 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:

Tourism & Events Co-ordinator

Mansfield Shire Council

Phone: 03 5775 8520
Email: nicole.nye@vic.gov.au