Permit to Make Noise in a Public Place or Premises - Victoria

Description

You will require this permit if, in a public place, you intend to:

  • play a musical or noise-making instrument
  • allow an alarm to continue after ten minutes
  • play, control, operate or use a loudspeaker, amplifier, microphone, wireless receiving set or broadcasting set
    or
  • sing, shout, spruik or give a proclamation, sermon, speech, or any other public address.

You will not require this permit for activities in any church, school, hall, theatre, market, auction room, licensed premises or sports ground which are conducted or undertaken with the approval of the occupier or persons responsible for the management of those premises.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility Requirements

To apply for a permit for non-amplified spruiking, you need to submit an application form.

To apply for a permit for amplified spruiking, you need to apply by letter, and address the following criteria guidelines:

  • Whether it is a permanent or temporary request;
  • The nature of amplified spruiking proposed - whether it entails a constant or loud harangue and is likely to cause complaints (supported by a complaint mitigation strategy);
  • Whether amplified spruiking at this site has achieved an iconic status; and
  • Whether there are other positive and distinctive features created by the spruiker.

Ongoing Eligibility Requirements

You will need to comply with the spruiking Code of Conduct.

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Incorporated Association, Other, Co-operative

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

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Application for a Non-Amplified Spruiking Permit - PDF (Opens in new window)
Apply Application for an Amplified Spruiking Permit - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Other resources

Administering agency

City of Melbourne

Contact details

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

Street Trading

Phone: 03 9658 9658
Fax: 03 9658 9439
Email: street.trading@melbourne.vic.gov.au