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About community laws permits

The Knox Amenity Local Law 2020 requires permits before you can perform certain activities.

Permit types

Here are the application forms for permits issued under the Amenity Local Law 2020.

Permit to garage a long or heavy vehicle on private property

You need a permit to park heavy work and leisure vehicles on your property.

Apply to garage a long/heavy vehicle on private property

Find out more about parking long or heavy vehicles on private property.

Permit to keep extra animals or birds

There are limits to how many animals you can keep on your property.

Apply to keep extra animals or birds

Find out more about keeping additional animals on your property.

Register a domestic animal business

All domestic animal businesses must register with their local council.

Application for Registration of a Domestic Animal Business

Find out more about registering your domestic animal business.

Permit to keep or live in a caravan

You must apply for a permit to keep or live in a caravan for a long time.

Apply to keep or live in a caravan

Find out more about having in a caravan in Knox.

Skip bin permits

Knox City Council has two types of permit for skip bin placement.

  • A one-off placement permit for infrequent bin suppliers within Knox.
  • Skip bin accreditation for many placements over 12 months.

Accreditation to operate skip bins

Application for a one-off skip bin placement

Find out more about using skip bins in Knox.

Street trading and commercial use of footpaths permit

Street traders or trading on a footpath must have a permit. Street trading includes signs, goods, chairs and tables on a footpath on public land.

Street trading and commercial use of footpaths

Find out more about the commercial use of footpaths in Knox.

Application for a roadside trading permit

Roadside trading permits let you operate a food van or truck or a flower van from the side of a Knox City Council road.

Application for a Roadside Trading permit

Find out more about roadside trading in Knox.

Permit to discharge fireworks on public land

Apply for this permit if you want to use fireworks. Only licensed pyrotechnicians can use fireworks.

Apply to discharge fireworks on public land

Learn more about letting off fireworks in Knox.

Independent (clothing recycle) collection bin permit

Independent clothing recycling bins must have a permit to place their bin in Knox.

Apply for an independent (clothing recycle) collection bin permit

Learn more about clothing recycle collection bins.

Real estate agent Open For Inspection and Auction signage permit

You need a permit for any ‘open for inspection’ and ‘auction’ signs placed in a public place.

Apply for a real estate agent Open For Inspection/Auction signage (A-Frame) permit

Find out more about placing real estate advertising signage on public land.

Real estate agent advertising board permit

You need a permit to put a real estate advertising board beyond a property boundary (for example, on Council land).

Apply for a real estate advertising board permit

Find out more about placing real estate advertising signage on public land.

Temporary permit form

For all other permit applications under the Amenity Local Law 2020, you can apply for a temporary permit.

Temporary permit application form

Where to send hard copies

If there isn't an online format available, you can submit forms by mail or in person at:

Knox City Council Civic Centre
511 Burwood Highway, Wantirna South VIC 3152.

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