Roadside vending approval - Maranoa Regional Council - Queensland


You will need approval to conduct roadside vending. Roadside vending refers to the commercial supply of goods or services on or next to a road and can involve both mobile roadside vending and stationary roadside vending.

Any stall, booth, stand, tables, chairs or standing vehicle set up on any road for the purpose of carrying on any business, requires an approval from council.

If you are operating on state-controlled roads, you will need to contact the department in charge of state roads for information on the State government roadside vending policy.

This approval does not apply to footpath dining activities.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You will need $10 million public liability cover.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

Your council or local authority will monitor all roadside vending through a routine inspection program.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $329.00

Mobile or stationary. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All -

Goods on footpath for sale:

  • adjoining business (annual) - $130.00
  • adjoining business (one-off event) - $66.00
  • not adjoining business (each event) - $329.00.

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All -

Street stall permit fees:

  • local non for profit - no charge
  • not managed locally (more than 5 events) - $158.00
  • not managed locally (up to 5 events) - $197.00.

Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2009 Queensland

Lodgement process


To gain roadside vending approval, you must:

  • complete the application form
  • submit a site plan
  • pay the prescribed fee.

You must provide evidence of public liability insurance, naming your council or local authority as an interested party, before your application is given approval. Your council or local authority will advise the value of public liability insurance you will need.

Administering agency

Maranoa Regional Council

Contact details

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