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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 an approval must be a legal entity (e.g. person(s) or company).
Note - a business name or shop name is not a legal entity and cannot be the approval holder.

The following activities require an approval from Council:
Operation of temporary entertainment events.

A temporary entertainment event is an entertainment event that is open to the public, and which does not constitute development under the Sustainable Planning Act 2009.


An expo
A circus
A rodeo
A flea market
The following activities do not require an approval under Council's local law:
Operation of entertainment events that are regular or permanent in nature will usually constitute development under the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 and will trigger the development assessment process. These activities do not require a local law permit.