Stationary vehicle/stall and roadside vending (Southern Downs) - Queensland

Service summary

You need this licence to:

  • erect, use or occupy a stall/stationary vehicle to sell, let, hire, advertise, broadcast or offer any goods or other thing, or display goods for sale
  • travel about within the council area for the purpose of selling goods.

You must ensure that zoning is appropriate and you may require a recreational areas licence.

Council regulates this activity to:

  • provide for public safety and the safe movement of traffic
  • protect public and private property, roads and public places.

If you are operating on state controlled roads, contact the Department of Transport and Main Roads for information on 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.

Fees

Contact council to determine applicable fees.

Application

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


Administering agency

Southern Downs Regional Council

Local law(s) name

Southern Downs Regional Council - Local Law 1 (Administration) 2011

Southern Downs Regional Council - Subordinate Local Law 1.2 (Commercial Use of Local Government Controlled Areas and Roads) 2011

Southern Downs Regional Council - Subordinate Local Law 1.14 (Undertaking Regulated Activities on Local Government Controlled Areas and Roads) 2011

Contact details

Southern Downs Regional Council


Operating address:
64 Fitzroy Street
Warwick, Queensland 4370
Mailing address:
PO BOX 26
Warwick, Queensland 4370

Phone:

07 4661 0300

Fax:

07 4661 0333
mail@southerndowns.qld.gov.au

Website:

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