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Social Gathering Notification

The Social Gathering Notification is a free service, to notify the City of Perth of larger gatherings that do not require an Event or Wedding Permit.

This notification allows our team to contact you to confirm site availability or of upcoming works, weddings or events that would limit or prohibit the use of your desired location.

The following examples are not allowed under this notification. Contact the City to discuss as a Permit may be required.

  • Exclusive use / reserving specific areas
  • Commercial operator bookings
  • Inflatable / amusement items
  • Generator
  • Food trucks & coffee vans
  • Animals eg. Petting zoo, pony rides
  • Trailers and vehicle access
  • Structures more than 20sqm
  • Festoon and flood lighting
  • Amplified sound systems

To assist you and other park users, we have some general conditions below for you to keep in mind.


GENERAL CONDITIONS OF USE


  • Enjoy the park, but please do not deface or damage any City of Perth equipment, foliage, or turf.
  • Leave the site in the same condition you found it removing all rubbish and items you brought with you.
  • As there is no exclusive use of the site with this notification, you may be sharing the space with others. Remain courteous and respectful of other people’s activities.
  • The City does not approve the sale and supply of liquor in its parks and gardens. Please refer to the DLGSC website to see if your gathering fits within the ‘small function’ exemption or if you are required to apply for an occasional licence - Racing, gaming and liquor | DLGSC
  • BBQ’S - Gas BBQs are allowed. Please do not use solid fuel such as wood, charcoal and briquettes.
  • BBQ’S - On fire ban or extreme fire days, no fires or gas BBQ’s are allowed.
  • Do not empty water, sand, oil, BBQ fat or ice onto the park.
  • Fireworks and Power generators are not allowed without additional approvals.
  • Only temporary structures of less than 20sqm are allowed.
  • All structures must be adequately anchored, so as not to cause injury. For winds over 36 km/ph structures should be taken down, or further secured. Sandbags, water weights and/or 300mm pegs are allowed.
  • Decorations - You cannot attach items to trees or other City property.
  • Decorations - Confetti, streamers and firecrackers are not allowed.
  • Balloons - The City prefers balloons are not used as they are dangerous to the environment, however, if they are, it is your responsibility to ensure any balloons are properly secured and removed from the park/reserve afterwards, balloons should not be released or allowed to float away.
  • Balloons - No loose balloons are permitted.
  • Vehicle access is not allowed.
  • Please be mindful of other users and our local residents when enjoying our parks and gardens. Our Rangers may attend if notified of a disturbance.
  • There may be other users in the vicinity that have a permit issued by the City. Their activity will take priority within the boundary located on their permit.
  • If you witness a disturbance, please contact (08) 9461 6611 to report the incident.

The City's Authorised Officers are also given this information to monitor activities within the City. They may stop or modify an activity that breaches these conditions, interferes with other people’s enjoyment or impacts on public safety.

The staff at the City hope you have a wonderful time. We love feedback, so if you have a comment, compliment or concern, please email activity.approvals@cityofperth.wa.gov.au

If you are notifying for more than 1 day, please submit additional forms. If there are any issues with your proposed date, we will contact you.

Please tick all boxes that apply:
Will you be using any of the following?

  • Exclusive use / reserving specific areas
  • Commercial operator bookings
  • Inflatable / amusement items
  • Generator
  • Food trucks & coffee vans
  • Animals e.g. Petting zoo, pony rides
  • Trailers and vehicle access
  • Structures more than 20sqm
  • Festoon and flood lighting
  • Amplified sound systems

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Need more help?

If you have any further questions please contact the Activity Approvals team: (08) 9461 3333 or email: info@cityofperth.wa.gov.au