Conditions for filming in a public place

Moreton Bay Regional Council Subordinate Local Law No. 1 (Administration) 2011. Schedule 5

Appendix A - Standard conditions

(a) the approval holder must comply with specified safety requirements; and

(b) the approval holder must ensure that the activity does not jeopardise the safety of or unduly interfere with the usual use of the road/area by both vehicular and pedestrian traffic; and

(c) if the approval holder or the holder’s employee or agent damages the road, or any public infrastructure within the road or a Moreton Bay Regional Council controlled area, it must –

i: take immediate steps to make the area safe and maintain the area in a safe condition until all necessary repairs are affected; and

ii: report the damage to the Moreton Bay Regional Council; and

iii: pay to Moreton Bay Regional Council the amount it would cost for Moreton Bay Regional Council to have all damage rectified or with Moreton Bay Regional Council approval carry out repairs at its own expense to the satisfaction of Moreton Bay Regional Council; and

(d) the approval holder must comply with the hours of operation and dates specified in the approval; and

(e) the event/activity must be conducted at the location specified in the approval.

Appendix B - Additional Conditions

(a) the approval holder may be required to indemnify the State for particular activities relating to the road; and

(b) the approval holder may be required to provide facilities and amenities for the event/activity as specified in the approval; and

(c) exhibit specified warning notices and to take other specified precautions for the safety of users of the road or area as stated in the approval; and

(d) take pollution reduction or control measures as specified by the local government, including that specified limits for emissions are not exceeded; and

(e) provide appropriate waste receptacles and ensure that all waste generated by the event/activity is collected and disposed of in accordance with the requirements stated in the approval; and

(f) ensure that any signs displayed in relation to the event/activity are installed in accordance with Moreton Bay Regional Council Subordinate Local Law No.1 (Administration) 2011 – Schedule 9 Installation of advertising devices; and

(g) maintain and clean all public rooms, amenities and facilities associated with the approval for the public place activity or event; and

(h) in accordance with section 5(1)(c) above, the Moreton Bay Regional Council may allow the approval holder to carry out rectification works at their expense for damage caused to the road or any public infrastructure if this is appropriate in the circumstances.

Appendix C - Specific Conditions

(a) the approval holder must not undertake the approved activity in a way that contravenes a Public Health Direction given by the Chief Health Officer, under section 362B of the Public Health Act 2005, to assist in containing, or to respond to, the spread of COVID-19 in the community; and

(b) the approval holder must provide evidence of a current Public Liability Insurance Policy to the value of $20,000,000; and

(c) special mowing or additional servicing of the area is not provided. Council maintains its parks and gardens on a routine maintenance schedule; and

(d) to ensure safety of the general public and to avoid potential damage to the park surfaces, no vehicles may drive or park on grassed areas unless approved as part of this application. All vehicles onsite must be parked lawfully; and

(e) electricity access is not provided unless approved as part of this application; and

(f) water access is not provided unless approved as part of this application; and

(g) a portable PA system may be used; however please take into consideration the volume and the type of music played. The approval holder must ensure that noise complies with the requirements for open-air events prescribed in section 440X of the Environmental Protection Act 1994. This means that you must not use, or permit the use of, the premises for an open-air event on any day-

  • Before 7.00am, if the use causes audible noise; or
  • From 7.00am - 10.00pm, if the use causes noise of more than 70 dB(A); or
  • From 10.00pm - midnight, if the use causes noise of more than the lesser of the following -
    • 50 dB(A);
    • 10 dB(A) above the background level; and

(h) all structures as approved site plan has been approved for this activity. Please ensure no pegs or stakes are inserted into the park/sports field surface. All temporary structures (including inflatable amusement devices) that have been approved for this activity must be self-supporting and weighted down. Onsite staff must monitor wind levels during pack in, activity times and pack out to ensure the appropriate weights are being used to keep temporary structures grounded; and

(i) in order to protect our parks and reserves, Council may request your activity is cancelled due to wet weather. You will be notified a minimum 2 days prior to your activity; and

(j) pathways and walkways must not be obstructed to ensure the safe passage of the general public during the activity; and

(k) the park must be left in a clean and tidy condition and any waste taken off site at the conclusion of the activity; and

(l) the approval holder must maintain a pedestrian way width of 2.0 metres on the footpath, unless specified otherwise in the conditions of the approval; and

(m) if activity is established on a footpath, the activity must not be sited in a manner that requires pedestrians using the footpath to move out from under a shop awning over the footway; and

(n) the activity must not obstruct access to property;

(o) and the activity must not interfere with the movement or line of sight of vehicular and pedestrian traffic.