A small venue licence authorises the sale or supply of liquor for on-premises consumption, but it is not a requirement to serve meals. If meals are provided, unconsumed portions of bottled wine can be taken from the premises.
A small venue licence is subject to the following conditions:
- maximum capacity of 120 persons (including internal and external areas).
- certain types of entertainment are prohibited.
Licensees will have to comply with mandatory licence conditions including the General Code of Practice.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
The Small Venue Licence is only available in the central business district.
Fees vary depending on your operation. Up to date fee information is available at: http://www.cbs.sa.gov.au/licensing-and-registration/liquor/small-venue-licence/
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