Stationary vehicle/stall and roadside vending (Torres) - Torres Shire 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

Please use the contact details for information regarding eligibility requirements.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

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

Duration

Council determines the length of time this permit remains in effect. The permit is renewable.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2009 Queensland

Local law(s) name

Torres Shire Council - Local Law 4 (Local Government Controlled Areas Facilities and Roads 2013)

Application process

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

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

Torres Shire 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:

Torres Shire Council

Operating address: 68 Douglas Street
Thursday Island, Queensland 4875
Mailing address: PO BOX 171
Thursday Island, Queensland 4875
Phone: 07 4069 1336
Fax: 07 4069 1845
Email: admin@torres.qld.gov.au
Website: Torres Shire Council (Opens in new window)