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If you plan to have amusement devices* at your event, each device owner will need to apply to Council for an Amusement Device Permit (the application form is available from the 'related documents' section ). Please note a copy of the current Certificate of Registration for each device needs to be supplied with the permit application.
*Amusement devices include fairground rides and any other mechanically-powered unit that is used for rider entertainment, including but not limited to:
Amusement devices are regulated under the Amusement Device Regulations 1978. This requires that all devices have a valid Certificate of Registration and that whenever they are operated, they have a local authority permit (Regulation 11).
The permit fees - Licence fees - environmental health) are set by regulation.
Additional approval is required if you wish to operate an amusement device on Council land.
Please contact Council for further information.
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