Activities in Parks and Reserves
Do I need a permit?
The following activities in parks and reserves require a permit:
- Flying any powered model aeroplane
- Driving a vehicle or riding a horse, except for:
- the parking of a vehicle in a parking area established for that purpose
- the wheeling of a bicycle, pram, baby or child carriage, wheelchair or children's toy along a footpath
- the riding of a bicycle in a manner that does not interfere with the use or enjoyment of a reserve by any other person
- any staff member of Council (or other person authorised by Council for this purpose) acting in the course of his or her duties
- riding or driving done in accordance with any applicable Acts or Regulations
- where the inscription on a sign erected by Council permits it.
- Lighting a fire or permit any fire to remain alight except in a barbecue provided by Council
- Selling or offering any goods or services
- Playing, organising, practising or engaging in any competitive sport or game
- Camping, pitching, erecting or occupying any camp, tent, caravan or temporary structure
- Playing or practising golf
- Hold any circus, carnival, fair or show
- Conduct or celebrate a wedding or organise, conduct or attend any rally, procession, demonstration or other public gathering (also see Events in Council Parks and Reserves page)
Applying for a local law permit
If a local law permit is required complete an application for a local law permit form (PDF - 332KB).
Fees apply and must be paid at time of application. See Local Law Fees for current permit fees.
Public liability insurance to the value of $20 million per claim is required.
- The activity is not to cause any annoyance or obstruction to persons or traffic
- Permit/permits must be obtained from council, and must be produced on request.