Approval to Hold an Event Exceeding Noise Standards - Western Australia


You will require this approval if you intend to conduct an activity or event that exceeds the noise standard. Noise regulations set standards for maximum levels of noise that may be legally generated by certain activities. You must notify the Council and obtain their acknowledgement of this event. A sign must be placed in a prominent location notifying those outside the premises of the non-complying noise levels.

Events that might be covered by this approval include sporting, cultural or entertainment events.

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

To be eligible for approval, you must demonstrate that your proposed event would lose its character or usefulness if it were required to comply with applicable noise standards. Approval is at the discretion of the Council.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


As indicated on the approval.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
General Licence All $1000.00


Act(s) name

Environmental Protection Act 1986 WA

Regulation(s) name

Environmental Protection (Noise) Regulations 1997 WA

Administering agency

City of Bunbury

Contact details

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

Duty Officer, Environmental Health Services

City of Bunbury

Operating address: 4 Stephen Street
Bunbury, Western Australia 6230
Mailing address: PO BOX 21
Bunbury, Western Australia 6231
Phone: 08 9792 7100
Website: City of Bunbury (Opens in new window)