Stationary vehicle/stall and roadside vending (Gold Coast) - Queensland


Roadside vending can involve travelling from place to place on a road and the waving down of the person operating the roadside vending by a customer (mobile roadside vending) or the activity being established in one place (stationary roadside vending).

Such activities must not pose a risk to road safety. City of Gold Coast regulates roadside vendors to ensure activities are carried out in a safe manner for pedestrians and road users.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Public liability insurance is required

The applicant is required to enclose a copy of their public liability insurance/certificate of currency. The Gold Coast City Council must be noted as an interested part on the policy. The sum insured is to be a minimum of $10,000,000.00. Please note: Until such time public liability insurance has been received, applications are unable to be processed.

You must provide proof of current Third Party Vehicle Insurance (minimum ten (10) million dollars).

The proposed location must be at least 5km (radius) from any business providing the same or similar product.


This is an annual permit for the period 1st September to 31st August.


Application process

Contact council for more information on the current application process and relevant form.

Transfer process

This licence cannot be transferred.

Administering agency

Gold Coast City Council

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Gold Coast City Council

Operating address: 135 Bundall Road
Queensland 4217
Mailing address: PO Box 5042
Gold Coast Mail Centre
Queensland 9729
Phone: 1300 694 222
Phone: 07 5582 8211
Fax: 07 5596 3653
Website: City of Gold Coast (Opens in new window)