Other Local Law Permits & Applications

Council’s Local Law issues permits and upholds the enforcement and penalties associated with not abiding by permits.

To learn about Local Laws and Legislation please visit Local Laws.

Busking Permits
Real Estate Signage
Alcohol Permits
Caravan on Private Land Permits
Skip Bins
Shipping Containers
Domestic Animal Businesses

 

Busking Permits

Buskers under the age of 16 years of age must have parental or legal guardian consent to apply for a permit. It is mandatory that children under this age have parental or legal guardian supervision at all times whilst performing.

Buskers may give audiences an opportunity to provide voluntary donations by placing a container on their site. Buskers may not approach individuals requesting money or solicit funds in a way that is overtly offensive to members of the public.

To find out more information about Council’s conditions and guidelines or to apply for a permit see Busking Permit Application.

Please ensure you read Council’s conditions prior to applying for a permit.

All Real Estates require a permit from Hume City Council to place signs on our Road Reserves.

For more information about conditions for the placement of signs and to apply, refer to Real Estate Permit Guide Lines.doc and Real Estate Sign Application Form.doc

Alcohol Permits

Permit to Consume Alcohol on Council Land are generally granted to Sporting Clubs and Associations who occupy Council Reserve and utilise Council Venues or Facilities.

When applying for a permit to consume alcohol on Council Land, the applicant must provide:

  • Current copy of public liability insurance to the value of $10,000,000 valid for the period of the permit noting Councils interest.
  • Current copy Liquor License.
  • Police Comment.
  • Event dates and times. 

To find out more information about Council’s conditions and guidelines or to apply for a permit see Permit to Consume Alcohol on Council Land Application.

Please ensure you read Council’s conditions prior to applying for a permit.

Caravan on Private Land Permits

Anyone looking to camp in or occupy a caravan that is not in a registered caravan park or camping area must apply for the permit.

Council will take the following into consideration when assessing an application?

  • The applicant’s proposed means of hygiene, sanitary requirements, garbage disposal and power are satisfactory.
  • The number of people occupying the caravan.
  • The location of the caravan on the land.
  • Reason for use of the caravan on the land.
  • Length of intended occupancy.
  • Any objections to the application.

To find out more information about Council’s conditions and guidelines or to apply for a permit see Caravan Permit Application .

Please ensure you read Council’s conditions prior to applying for a permit.

Skip Bins

Skip bin hire companies must now apply to Council for permission to place bins on the carriageway or nature strip. Council's Policy is based on the VicRoads Code of Practice for the Placement of Bins on Roadsides.

Council provides two options of permit applications available to bin hire companies:

  1. A bin hire company can be accredited with Hume City Council. This will mean that once a company becomes accredited with Council an annual fee of $675.00 will be payable. This will enable accredited Companies to multiple bin placements over the 12 month period.
  2. A casual permit fee of $50.00 per bin for each placement is payable.

Both options will require the applicant to fully comply in every detail to Council's Shipping Containers and Waste Skips Policy.

To find out more information about Council’s conditions and guidelines or to apply for a permit see Skip Bin Accredited Permit Application and Skip Bin Permit Application.

Please ensure you read Council’s conditions prior to applying for a permit.

Shipping Containers

A person wishing to use a shipping container must apply for a permit to place the shipping container on a private residence or on the roadway.

A permit will be considered to keep a container in the front yard of a private residence for a maximum of 14 days, or in the backyard of a private residence for a maximum of three months.

The permit application is to be accompanied by:

  • application fee of $50.00
  • a statement or purpose for the use of the container
  • the occupiers of all adjoining land must be consulted and their signatures and comments obtained by the applicant prior to any permit consideration
  • containers must be screened, painted or otherwise obscured so as to minimise negative visual impact to adjacent occupiers
  • any permits issued under these conditions may be subject to Town Planning department or Building department regulations

Placement of shipping containers on a road reserve/public place will only be considered for a maximum of three days and only if the placement of such container is not possible within the applicant's site.

All shipping containers placed in a public place shall be marked so as to provide maximum safety to residents, pedestrians and other road users e.g. flashing yellow light and/or yellow reflective tape.

Any damage caused to the road reserve by the delivery or placement of the container will be borne by the applicant.

To find out more information about Council’s conditions and guidelines or to apply for a permit see Shipping Containers and Waste Skips Policy and Shipping Container Permit Application.

Please ensure you read Council’s conditions prior to applying for a permit.

Domestic Animal Businesses

Under the provisions of the Domestic Animal Act 1994 a domestic animal business is:

  • an animal shelter;
  • a pet shop (must be open at least 5 days per week);
  • a breeding establishment where the owner sells dogs and cats and has 3 or more fertile female dogs or cats, or is a member of an approved organisation and has 10 or more;
  • a dog training establishment (where the business is run for profit); or
  • an establishment boarding dogs or cats (where the business is run for profit to provide overnight, daycare or homecare boarding)
  • add new amendments to number of fertile females

These establishments must register their premises as a domestic animal business with Council before they can operate that business. Domestic Animal Business registration must be renewed annually. For more see Application to Register or Transfer a Domestic Animal Business.

A mandatory Code of Practice has been developed for each type of establishment outlining standards of operation that they must comply with.

For more information see the Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning website

 

 


Updated : 4:12 PM, 29 June 2017

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