A number of different tenure agreements (the conditions under which land or buildings are held or occupied) are available for not for profit (NFP) groups, such as:
- short and long term leases
- permits or licences
- management and user agreements, or
- a combination of the above.
The type of tenure offered by Council will depend on:
- the type of activity undertaken
- what infrastructure is required
- the suitability of the premises, and
- how regularly the activity occurs.
Community tenure forms
Application for improvement works on a Council-controlled site (616.8 KB)
Use this form to formally request consent of Council as landlord for proposed works. This form does not constitute a Development Application and lodgement of this form may trigger the need for a Development Approval.
Application for Road Permit (215.4 KB)
Application for Road Permit, temporary road closure and subsequent issue of a road permit
Application to occupy Council property (624.5 KB)
If your non-profit organisation is interested in occupying a Council facility, complete this Application to Occupy Council Property. This form is to be used in conjunction with the Guidelines for Community Tenure.
Application to Renew Tenure (154.8 KB)
Use this form if your non-profit organisation would like to renew your tenure with Council. This form is to be used in conjunction with the Guidelines for Community Tenure.
Change Committee Details (537.3 KB)
If your non-profit group has a tenure agreement / lease with Council, use this form to update your committee membership and contact details.
Financial assistance for not-for-profit organisations - fact sheet (193.9 KB)
Relief either in full or part waiver of listed fees may be available to eligible Not for Profit (NFP) organisations relating to Venues, Licences & Approvals, Plumbing Applications, Waste Disposal and Development Assessment.
Guidelines for Community Tenure (998.0 KB)
This document outlines the types of tenure agreements available for non-profit groups, important aspects of a lease with Council (including improvements, maintenance, inspections, insurances and committee changes), and associated costs.
Project Management Tool (2.4 MB)
Use this Project Management Tool to help plan and manage the financial considerations of making improvements to land or buildings under a tenure agreement. You must seek Council approval before making any improvements.