Council's Customer Service Centres will be closed on Monday, 2 October for the King's Birthday public holiday and reopen on Tuesday, 3 October from 8:30 AM.
Displaying goods outside your business can encourage customers to come inside. You will need to apply for a permit to display your goods on roads, footpaths, reserves and public land. These goods might include:
Council regulates the display of goods to make sure businesses operate safely and are considerate to other people using public spaces.
You need to submit your application and all supporting documentation at least 30 days before you will be displaying goods. Once all supporting documents have been provided, your application will be reviewed and assessed under Local Law No 1 (Administration) 2011. Schedule 8(d).
Complete the Risk management plan template(DOCX, 927KB).
Prepare a detailed site plan that is drawn to scale using the Display of goods site plan template(DOCX, 45KB).
Evidence of a current public liability insurance policy to the value of $20,000,000 should be provided with your application.
You may need to provide other documents and licences, depending on your business. If applicable, provide:
Make sure you review and understand the conditions for an Display of Goods permit. Specific conditions may be added after your application has been assessed.
In accordance with Council's fees and charges, a non-refundable application fee of T943 is payable at the time of application. Council will contact you for payment.
A T944 annual renewal fee is charged annually in September. The renewal period for a permit is from 1 October to 30 September.
Charities and not-for-profit organisations are exempt from paying fees if evidence is provided.
Download and complete the Display of goods permit application form(PDF, 352KB) and submit along with your supporting documents:
The applicant for an approval must be a legal entity, such as a person, private company, public company or incorporated association. A partnership, cooperative, unincorporated association, body corporate, strata corporation, trust or political party is not a legal entity and cannot be considered the applicant.