Approval to Place or Display Items on or Near a Public Road - Willoughby City 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

To be eligible for this approval you must provide details such as the type of activity, its location and proposed duration. Please consult directly with the Council for information on any eligibility requirements specific to your approval.


The minimum public liability insurance indemnity for this approval is $10,000,000.


Twelve months.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $67.50

Footway merchandising display. Fees for 2023-24

Lodge Licence All $476.00

Chatswood (town centre plan map) per square metre, per annum. Fees for 2023-24

Lodge Licence All $160.50

All other areas (per square metre, per annum). Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 New South Wales

Administering agency

Willoughby City Council

Contact details

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