Hawker's Licence - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to hawk any goods, wares or merchandise. A hawker is a peddler or a person who travels and trades, moving from town to town or to residences soliciting orders for, carrying to sell, or exposing for sale any goods, wares or merchandise. A hawker does not include the following:

  • Commercial travellers or other persons selling or seeking orders for goods, wares, or merchandise to or from persons who are dealers therein, or selling or seeking orders for books or newspapers;
  • Sellers of any food, newspapers, brooms, or matches;
  • Persons selling or exposing for sale goods, wares or merchandise in any public market or fair lawfully established, or upon any racecourse, agricultural showground, or public recreation ground;
  • Sellers of goods of their own manufacture; or
  • Persons representing a manufacturer whose goods are sold direct to consumers only and not through a shop.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Prospective applicants must produce a certificate signed by two Justices of the Peace certifying that they are of good character and a fit person to trade as a hawker. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As indicated on the licence.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Administering agency

City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 (Western Australia)

Local law(s) name

Activities on Thoroughfares and Trading in Thoroughfares and Public Places Local Law 2000

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder


Operating address:
577 Hannan Street
Kalgoorlie
WA 6430
Mailing address:
PO BOX 2042
Boulder, Western Australia 6432

Phone:

08 90219600

Fax:

08 90216113
mailbag@ckb.wa.gov.au

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