If you would like to run an outdoor event using Council owned or managed land, you may be required to get permission. Please check the categories below to determine what approvals or permits your event requires.
For more information about event approvals contact our Events Team on 9217 2122 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
If your event is:
Approval is not required - you can proceed with holding your private event without advising Council or seeking permission.
If your event:
Approval is required – an event application must be submitted at least three weeks before your proposed event. Your submission must include evidence of your (or your contractor’s) Public Liability Insurance and any supporting documents.
If your event:
Approval is required – an event application must be submitted at least 12 weeks before your proposed event. Contact Council’s Events team at email@example.com or by calling 9217 2122.
Your application should provide as much detail about your event as possible to enable our events team to promptly assess your submission and issue your approval.
In addition to submitting an application form, you will also need to attach evidence of the following:
Applications will not be assessed unless all supporting documentation is provided at the time of lodgement.
If your submission is successful, payment of a refundable bond will apply. Level one applicants will also be required to submit a risk assessment and an emergency management plan at least 4 weeks before the proposed event date.
Level two events only required a risk assessment which can be submitted along with initial application.
Applications for event approval must be submitted to us no less than 12 week prior to your event date/s for Level one events, and no less than 3 weeks prior for Level two events.
Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible in the event planning process.
On receipt of a completed event application, a Council officer will review and identify other approvals and permits the event may require. We will work with you to support your application where possible.
We have developed some resources to assist you in planning and running your event. It's not compulsory to use these documents.