Entertainment venue fees

You are required to pay fees when you lodge an Entertainment Venue Permit application to Brisbane City Council.

Entertainment Venue Permits are valid for 12 months from the date of approval. The licence is renewable and renewal notices are issued 60 days before expiry.

Application and licence fees

New application

Design requirement + licence fee = total fee


Licence fee = total fee

Amendment (significant)

Design requirement + licence fee = total fee

Licence renewal

Licence fee = total fee

Table of fees

Table showing components and fees for entertainment venues.
Component Category Fee
Design requirement   $375.50
Licence fee

Level 1 (or Category A) venue

Level 2 (or Category B) venue



Note: in the case of an application to use any premises for more than one licence category, the highest fee category only is payable.

Last updated:9 May 2019