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 Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader, Trust $215.00

Events with less than 200 people. You may also be required to pay a bond. Fees for 2016-17.

Apply Application Company, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader, Trust $377.00

Events with more than 200 people. You may also be required to pay a bond. Fees for 2016-17.

Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $460.00 Commercial festival. Fees for 2016-17.
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $115.00

Domestic festival. Fees for 2016-17.

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Permit to Conduct an Organised Gathering/Event of People on Public Land or Roads - Please contact the responsible agency/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)

Administering agency

Mitchell Shire Council

Contact details

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

Local Laws Officer

Operating address: 113 High Street
Broadford
Victoria 3658
Other: 03 5734 6200
Other: 03 5734 6222
Email: mitchell@mitchellshire.vic.gov.au
Website: Mitchell Shire Council (Opens in new window)