LICENCES AND REGISTRATION

Council licenses a number of activities that have the potential to cause harm to human health or safety, harm to the environment, or nuisance.

These activities include:

 

 

Goods on Footpaths

In order to display retail goods or advertising signs on the footpath in front of a business premises, the business owner must hold a permit from Council.  Standard permit conditions include:

  • Goods are only to be displayed during business hours
  • A 2m wide clearway for pedestrians must be maintained at any time
  • The permit holder must hold public liability insurance of not less than $10 million.
  • Display the sticker provided on each of the goods/signs
  • Permit holder must indemnify the Council and State Government (if applicable) against any damages

A small annual fee applies to this permit.

 

Street Stalls / Ticket Sales / Other Activities on Footpaths

Persons wishing to undertake any of the following activities on a footpath are required to hold a permit with Council:

  • street stalls
  • ticket sales
  • collection of donations
  • sausage sizzles
  • distributing or exhibiting advertising material
  • busking, playing a musical instrument or singing
  • using a loud speaker or amplifying device
  • displays or information booths

Standard permit conditions include:

  • The stall must not create any hindrance to pedestrians
  • Noise is to be kept at a reasonable level
  • Amplified music is not permitted
  • The permit must be on display at all times
  • Permit holder must hold public liability insurance of not less than $10 million
  • Permit holder must indemnify the Council and State Government (if applicable) against any damages

There are no fees associated wtih this permit for non-profit organsations, however a small fee applies to commercial operations.