Outdoor event, market and busking permits
Port Phillip Council values events. Events help make our City welcoming, healthy, safe and vibrant for all. We recognise that events bring a wealth of benefits to a community, from health and wellbeing of residents through to economic development for local businesses, cultural vibrancy and social engagement.
Any event attracting over 200 people or with significant infrastructure will require a permit. Events including:
- markets and laneways permit
- outdoor events
- promotion and sampling sites
- street stalls, raffles and collections.
If you are planning a major event that will attract large numbers, or require significant road closures, you will also need to submit an expression of interest for major events and markets.
All outdoor events and activities are assessed using the Events Strategy and Outdoor Events Policy.
A COVID-19 Safe Plan will be requested as part of the permitting process.
The City of Port Phillip is committed to participation for all. Please take a look at our Accessibility and Disability Inclusion fact sheet to see how you can ensure your event is inclusive and accessible:
- Accessibility and Inclusion fact sheet (DOCX 120 KB)
- Accessibility and Inclusion fact sheet (PDF 158 KB)
A card fee applies to all applications.
Occupancy Permit for a Place of Public Entertainment
Contact Event Services
Online: Online Services
Post: Event Services, City of Port Phillip, Private Bag 3 St Kilda, Victoria 3182