Stationary vehicle/stall and roadside vending (Gold Coast) - Queensland

Service summary

Councils Local Law No 11 (Roads and Malls) requires all persons supplying food, drinks or other goods and services, either established in one place or when travelling about on council roads to obtain a permit.

If you operate your business on state controlled roads you will also need to contact the Department of Transport and Main Roads to find out about the State Government roadside vending policy.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Definition of terms

Business

means the commercial supply of goods or services (including food, drink or both) but does not include the commercial supply of goods or services for a religious, charitable, educational or political purpose.

Road

includes:

a state controlled road under the Transport Infrastructure Act 1994,
a mall,
a square,
court or other public place under the council's control that is declared under local law policies.

Eligibility requirements


Public liability insurance is required

The applicant is required to enclose a copy of their public liability insurance/certificate of currency. The Gold Coast City Council must be noted as an interested part on the policy. The sum insured is to be a minimum of $10,000,000.00. Please note: Until such time public liability insurance has been received, applications are unable to be processed.

You must provide proof of current Third Party Vehicle Insurance (minimum ten (10) million dollars).

The proposed location must be at least 5km (radius) from any business providing the same or similar product.

Duration

This is an annual permit for the period 1st September to 31st August.

Fees

Contact council to determine applicable fees.

Application

Contact council for more information on the current application process and relevant form.


Transfer details

This licence cannot be transferred.


Administering agency

City of Gold Coast

Local law(s) name

Gold Coast City Council - Local Law 11 (Roads and Malls) 2008

Gold Coast City Council - Subordinate Local Law 11.3 (Roadside Vending) 2008

Contact details

City of Gold Coast


Operating address:
135 Bundall Road
Bundall
Queensland 4217
Mailing address:
PO Box 5042
Gold Coast Mail Centre
Queensland 9729

Phone:

0755828211

Phone:

1300694222

Fax:

07 5596 3653
gcccmail@goldcoast.qld.gov.au

Website:

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