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Commercial Activities

Under the Local Government Act 1999 any activities that are commercial in nature and conducted from public land, require permission.  Some examples of a commercial activity that would require permission are:-

  • Dog Training Courses
  • Kiteboarding/Stand Up Paddle Boarding
  • Beach Equipment Hire
  • Face Painting
  • Amusement Activities

What are the costs?

There is a non-refundable Application Fee of $100.00 which must be paid upon submission of your application.  On approval of your application, Permit Fees will apply.  These will be negotiated depending on the activity and location required.

What do you need to know?

You will need to supply the following information with your application:

  • Certificate of Currency showing a minimum ten million dollars ($10,000,000) Public Liability Insurance.  Note: Tax invoices are not considered sufficient evidence of a Public Liability Insurance Policy.

Applications will be considered within twenty (20) business days from the date that all required information has been lodged with the Council. 

How to apply?

What happens next?

You will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application.

 The assessment process will occur within twenty (20) business days and will include:

  • Confirmation of your details and required documentation supporting your application
  • Investigation of your proposed activity
  • Application is placed on the next agenda for Council’s Staff Advisory Group for consideration and decision (the Group meet fortnightly on Tuesdays)

On approval, you will be provided with a permit confirming the approved activity and the conditions. A Tax Invoice will also be provided for the permit fees and payment must be made within the terms outlined within the Tax Invoice. Payment can be made electronically by following the link below, or refer to the Tax Invoice for other payment methods.

Who to call for help?

Community Safety 
Phone: (08) 8408 1198

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