Approval to Place or Display Items on or Near a Public Road - North Sydney Council - New South Wales


You will need this approval to display items on or near a public road. This includes having any article, item, product or sign (whether for sale or otherwise) either:

  • on a public road
  • near a public road
  • outside a shop window or doorway abutting a public road
  • beneath an awning over a public road.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

If the application applies to using land, you must be the owner of the land or have consent from the owner. If the Crown is the owner of the land, you must have consent from the Minister or a person authorised by the Minister.

Please contact the council to identify any further eligibility requirements.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $240.00

Fees for 2023-24

You will also be required to:

  • pay an annual rental fee per square metre based on location (see further fees)
  • pay a bond ($1000.00 or the equivalent of 3 months charge (which is the higher)).
Apply Application All $450.00

Hire fee for Council's mobile parklet for outdoor dining and third party events. Minimum charge is 3 months. Fees for 2023-24

Comply Licence All -

Annual rental fee per square metre:

  • high rate for Crows Nest, Kirribilli, North Sydney CBD and Blues Pt Rd) - $686.00
  • medium rate for Crows Nest, Cremorne, Cammeray, Kirribilli, Neutral Bay and St Leonards - $515.00
  • low rate for elsewhere within the North Sydney LGA - $363.00.

Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 New South Wales

Administering agency

North Sydney Council

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.