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Event Organiser’s Guidelines & Application Forms

Anyone planning to host an event or set-up a temporary stall on a public street, footpath, open space or property under the care and control of Light Regional Council must complete a permit application form.

To apply for a permit, please return the relevant application form to Light Regional Council light@light.sa.gov.au  PO Box 72 KAPUNDA 5373 or Kapunda Branch Office.

The following information has been provided to assist you to work out which form you are required to fill out. If you require any assistance, contact the Community Development Officer on telephone 8525 3200 or email light@light.sa.gov.au.


Community Event Permit

(this form must be submitted to Council - with public liability insurance and a risk management plan - at least six weeks prior to the event)

A Community Event is a public event of such scale that Council requires more detailed information in order to ensure public health and safety. Simple guidelines for what constitutes an event of this scale are:

a) An event where there will be more than 80 members of the public;

b) An event involving a road closure; or

c) An event with animals, parades, rides or amusement structures; or

d) An event where there will be more than five (5) food and/or beverage stalls.

Community Event Permit Application


Special Events and Street Stall Permit

(this form must be submitted to Council - with public liability insurance - at least three weeks prior to the event)

A Special Event or Stall Permit is required for all stalls to be held on public land (including footpaths). It is also suitable for small scale events (with estimated attendance less than 80 people).

Special Event and Stall Permit Application  


Busking Permit

Busking permits are an approval for a musician, actor or street performer or group of the same (up to a maximum of 6 people) to perform in a public place.

Busking Permit Application 


Development applications

If your event is going to last longer than three days, a development application may be required. For more information please contact Council’s Development Officer on 8525 3200. 


Light Regional Council
93 Main Street (PO Box 72)
Kapunda SA 5373
Tel: (08) 8525 3200 | Fax: (08) 8566 3262