Stationary vehicle/stall and roadside vending (Somerset) - Somerset Regional Council - Queensland

Description

You will need approval if you intend 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

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements


You must obtain the necessary approvals under the Food Act  from council for the sale of foodstuffs.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

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

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2009 Queensland

Lodgement process

Lodge

To gain roadside vending approval, you must:

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

You also must take out public liability insurance to a minimum value of $10 million and name your local council as an interested party. A copy of this document must be submitted before your application is given approval.

Administering agency

Somerset Regional 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:

Somerset Regional Council

Operating address: 2 Redbank Street
Esk, Queensland 4312
Mailing address: PO BOX 117
Esk, Queensland 4312
Phone: 07 5424 4000
Fax: 07 5424 4099
Email: mail@somerset.qld.gov.au
Website: Somerset Regional Council (Opens in new window)