Community activity permit

Charitable, non-profit community, educational and religious organisations need a permit to fundraise, tout or hand out publications on Council-controlled land. No fees apply.

How to apply

Use this form to apply for a community activity permit.

By email

Step 1.Gather your documents

You must include the following supporting information with your application:

  • public liability insurance certificate of currency for a minimum of $10 million
  • Office of Fair Trading approval if collecting donations or pledges
  • a letter of no objection from any retail or commercial premises whose entrance is located within 10 metres of the proposed activity.

City officers will contact the applicant should additional information be required to process the application.

Step 2.Complete the application form

Download and complete the Community activity permit form(PDF, 172KB)

Step 3.Send us your completed application

Email to: mail@goldcoast.qld.gov.au

In person

Step 1.Gather your documents

You must include the following supporting information with your application:

  • public liability insurance certificate of currency for a minimum of $10 million
  • Office of Fair Trading approval if collecting donations or pledges
  • a letter of no objection from any retail or commercial premises whose entrance is located within 10 metres of the proposed activity.

City officers will contact the applicant should additional information be required to process the application.

Step 2.Complete the application form

Download, print and complete the Community activity permit form(PDF, 172KB)

Step 3.Visit one of our customer service centres

Submit your application at one of our customer service centres Monday to Friday between 8.15am and 4.30pm.

By mail

Step 1.Gather your documents

You must include the following supporting information with your application:

  • public liability insurance certificate of currency for a minimum of $10 million
  • Office of Fair Trading approval if collecting donations or pledges
  • a letter of no objection from any retail or commercial premises whose entrance is located within 10 metres of the proposed activity.

City officers will contact the applicant should additional information be required to process the application.

Step 2.Complete the application form

Download, print and complete the Community activity permit form(PDF, 172KB)

Step 3.Send us your completed application form

Post to:

City of Gold Coast
PO Box 5042
GCMC QLD 9726