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 Amount Description
Comply Miscellaneous Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Incorporated Association, Other, Co-operative -

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.

Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $50.00 Fees for 2016-17.
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other -

Market permit, fees range between $140 and $350 and you will also be required to pay an occupancy fee for every five square metres. Please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2016-17.

Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $150.00

Hiring of designated areas, reserves or rotunda's. Fees for 2016-17.

Apply Licence Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Incorporated Association, Other, Co-operative -

Burnley circus site, please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Apply Licence Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Incorporated Association, Other, Co-operative $100.00

Event permit for up to one hundred people with minimum risk and no structures per event day. Fees for 2016-17.

Apply Licence Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Incorporated Association, Other, Co-operative $250.00

Event permit for one hundred to five hundred people with minimal structures and risk per event day. Fees for 2016-17.

Apply Licence Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Incorporated Association, Other, Co-operative -

Large events with significant structures or risks (as assessed by a council officer) per event day. Fees range between $100 and $350, pllease consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2016-17.

Apply Miscellaneous Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other -

Occupancy fee. Fees range between $0.80 and $2 per five square metres, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2016-17.

Forms

Task Resources
Comply Road or Footpath Occupation Permit Application (Opens in new window)
Apply Application for Temporary Permit to Occupy a Road for a Commercial Street Party, Event or Function - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.
Apply Permit to Conduct an Event on Public Land - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.
Apply Application to Conduct a Non-Road Activity on a Highway (Opens in new window)
Apply Application to Conduct Races Under the Road Safety (Traffic Management) Regulations (Opens in new window)

Other resources

Task Resources
Comply Policy for a Temporary Street Closure - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.
Apply VicRoads - Events Application Checklist (Opens in new window)

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.

Recreation and Open Space

Operating address: 333 Bridge Road
Richmond, Victoria 3121
Mailing address: PO BOX 168
Richmond, Victoria 3121
Phone: 03 9205 5736
Fax: 03 8417 6666
Email: info@yarracity.vic.gov.au
Website: City of Yarra (Opens in new window)