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
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $135.00

Community / charity event permit. Fees for 2016-17.

Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $175.00

Private activity event permit - Corporate functions. Fees for 2016-17.

Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $1345.00

Commercial event permit (minimum). Fees for 2016-17.

Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $315.00

Commercial event permit (high community benefit). Fees for 2016-17.

Administering agency

Maribyrnong City Council

Contact details

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

Parking and Local Laws

Operating address: Corner Napier and Hyde Streets (61 Napier Street)
Footscray
Victoria 3011
Mailing address: PO BOX 58
Footscray, Victoria 3011
Phone: 03 9688 0200
Fax: 03 9687 7793
Email: email@maribyrnong.vic.gov.au
Website: Maribyrnong City Council (Opens in new window)