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
|Application type||Licence fees|
|New application||Design requirement + licence fee = total fee|
|Transfer||Licence fee = total fee|
|Amendment (significant)||Design requirement + licence fee = total fee|
|Licence renewal||Licence fee = total fee|
Small business fee reduction
If you run a small business, you may be eligible for a small business fee reduction.
Table of fees
|Component||Category||Fee||Small business fee reduction|
|Level 2 (or Category B) venue||$548.10||50% for new applications
10% for renewals
Note: in the case of an application to use any premises for more than one licence category, the highest fee category only is payable.