Permit to Conduct Collections - City of Yarra - Victoria


You will require this permit if you intend to solicit or collect any gifts of money, subscriptions or waste materials from a public place or door to door.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

All roadside fundraising collections must be approved by council and further approval may be needed from VicRoads and Victorian Police.

If you are planning on conducting a tin shake at an intersection, you will need to seek permission in writing from the Local Laws Department.

Please consult the responsible council for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


As specified on the permit.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $57.90

You may be required to pay a licence fee. Fees for 2021-22

Apply Licence All $350.00

You may be required to pay an application fee. Fees for 2021-22


Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2020 Victoria

Local law(s) name

General Local Law 2016

Application process


You must submit a written application detailing the:

  • Name and full details of organisation;
  • Purpose of collection;
  • Proposed date/time and location;
  • Confirmation that intersection collections will be conducted in accordance with Road Safety (Road Rules) Regulations 1999. (A Police permit is required); and
  • Details of public liability and indemnity of Council in case of a claim or civil action.

Please consult the Council for further information.

Approval time

You will need to apply at least six weeks prior, to allow for notification to the relevant services.

Additional information

Charities applying for this permit should consult the Contact Officer regarding exemptions.

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Compliance Unit

City of Yarra

Operating address: 333 Bridge Road
Richmond, Victoria 3121
Mailing address: PO BOX 168
Richmond, Victoria 3121
Phone: 03 9205 5555
Fax: 03 8417 6666
Website: City of Yarra (Opens in new window)