Permits for events

Performer and Crowd at Easter Event

All events or activities held in public places require a permit (Community Local Law).

Events and activities include:

  • Performances
  • Concerts
  • Festivals
  • Promotional or information displays and demonstrations
  • Fundraisers

Public places include:

  • Public gardens
  • Reserves
  • Open spaces to which the public have, or are permitted, access
  • Crown land
  • Land owned or managed by the City

Depending on the nature of the event, further permits may be required. Our Tourism and Major Events team can help you to understand what is required to run a safe and successful event.

Contact us

For more information and to discuss your event and permit timelines contact us on 03 5434 6000

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