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.

This permit also covers special events in areas in which your local Council's planning scheme does not allow.

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

Please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Other resources

Approval time

If an application is for an event on a local street, you must apply at least twenty-one days before the event is to take place; for any other road, you will need to apply at least twenty-eight days in advance.

Administering agency

Benalla Rural City Council

Contact details

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

Events Coordinator

Benalla Rural City Council

Operating address: 1 Bridge Street East
Benalla, Victoria 3672
Mailing address: PO BOX 227
Benalla, Victoria 3672
Phone: 03 5760 2600
Fax: 03 5762 5537
Email: council@benalla.vic.gov.au
Website: Benalla Rural City Council (Opens in new window)