Operation of drones (unmanned remotely piloted aircraft)
  • Last updated:
  • 10 Dec 2022

Under Sunshine Coast Regional Council Local Law No. 1 (Administration) 2011, it is an offence to undertake a prescribed activity, of which the operation of a drone is defined, without a valid permit. 

In additional to Sunshine Coast Council Local Laws there are also CASA regulations that govern the operation of drones both commercially and recreationally. 

For more information, The offence refers to Part 2: Section 6 and Schedule 2: Part 1 definition of undertaking regulated activities on Local Government controlled areas and roads of Sunshine Coast Council Local Law No. 1 (Administration) 2011.