If your event or activity needs a Prescribed Activity Approval, you will need to submit an application using the forms below to Douglas Shire Council with ample time to ensure the approval can issued in time for the event.

A permit is not required for:

  • Private parties, functions or activities for under 100 people in a park or under 50 people on a beach and when no alcohol or food is being served
  • Venue hire for public spaces may be required.  Please call Customer Services on (07) 4099 9444.

Application forms

Medium/High Impact Activity or Event

Use this form for events or activities that could include:

  • amusement rides
  • circus
  • school fetes or events
  • fairs or festivals
  • live artist performances
  • live music or entertainment
  • sporting activities including cycling or marathon races
  • large education display or information booth
  • street parade, march, public meeting, demonstration or public address
  • community or social event if over 100 guests in a park or over 50 people on a beach
  • Touting, soliciting or distribution of advertising material

Low Impact Activity or Event

Use this form for activities such as:

  • low impact sporting activities such as fitness classes not requiring exclusive use of an area with under 10 participants
  • fundraising stalls such as cake stall, raffle ticket sales, sausage sizzle or car wash for not-for-profit organisation
  • small educational displays or information booths
  • research or scientific investigation
  • short term placement of skip bin or shipping container
Just Start Fitness Active8 Free Fitness

Conduct Work or Deposit Goods on Public Land

Use this form for activities such as:

  • temporarily depositing a shipping container or skip bin
  • hoarding, gantry, scaffolding & temporary fencing
  • deposit/store equipment and materials on public land
  • make alterations or repair footpath
  • construct, repair planter box or garden bed
  • install permanent furniture such as an umbrella or seating
  • use a crane or cherry picker on public land to access private land
  • permission for temporary access across a kerb or footpath
Port Douglas Markets Market Park

Conduct a Commercial Activity on Public Land

Use this form if you want to apply to conduct commercial activities on public land.

Commercial Filming and Photography on Public Land

Use this form if you want to apply to conduct commercial filming activities on public land.

Land an Aircraft on Public Land

Use this form if you want to apply to land an aircraft on public land.

Hiptage Helicopter

Conduct Fireworks on Public Land

Use this form if you want to apply to host fireworks on public land.

Conduct Roadside or Itinerant Vending

Use this form if you want to apply to conduct roadside or itinerant vending on public land.

Port Douglas Markets Market Park
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