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Overview

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The main purpose of regulating entertainment events is to ensure these activities are carried out in a safe manner for patrons, whilst preventing nuisances to the surrounding environment. Compliance with Council's requirements will assist you in providing a safe event for your patrons. If your specific questions are not answered on this site, contact Council.

The applicant for a licence must be a legal entity (eg person(s) or Company).
Note - a business name or shop name is not a legal entity and cannot be the licence holder.

The following activities require an approval from Council:

  • Markets (as defined in the Logan Planning Scheme 2006)
  • Circus
  • Jamboree
  • Fireworks event that is not associated with another exempt event or
  • Outdoor carnivals, Shows, Expositions, Concerts, Festivals and Fetes that are not organised by a school, church, charity or are subject to a lease or tenancy agreement with Council.  

All temporary events held indoors are exempt from obtaining an Event Licence if running less than 15 days per calendar year and meet the minimum standards.

The following outdoor activities are also exempt from obtaining and Event Licence if running less than 15 days per calendar year, meet the minimum standards and are organised by a school, church, charity or are subject to a lease or tenancy agreement with Council:

  • Carnival
  • Show
  • Exposition
  • Concert
  • Festival
  • Fete

Fireworks events are exempt from obtaining an Event Licence if they are associated with another exempt event.

A temporary place of worship as defined in the Logan Planning Scheme 2006 and involving more than 500 person does not require a licence.