Activities on Footpaths (Sunshine Coast) - Queensland

Description

Activities on footpaths, including footpath dining, goods on footpath and street stalls are regulated by council.

Service type

Licence

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

Duration

Council determines the length of this permit.

Fees

Contact council to determine applicable fees.

Additional Information

A permit may be granted under the following conditions:

  • you do not place the stall in the immediate vicinity of a shop selling similar products
  • you situate the stall so that no undue obstruction of pedestrian traffic occurs
  • you set specific hours of operation
  • you keep noise at an acceptable level without detriment to neighbouring properties
  • amplified noise, public address systems or loudhailers may be prohibited
  • you keep and leave the area in a clean and tidy condition
  • you display your permit and/or parking permit at the stall
  • you maintain a clear unobstructed corridor on the footway between the approved area and roadside kerb. (However, council may require a larger distance if it determines pedestrian traffic density requires an increased footway)
  • you ensure that all fixtures, fitting and devices placed on the footway are of sound construction and design and aesthetically acceptable to council, and you maintain these properly
  • you use the approved footpath area during normal business trading hours.

This permit does not apply to stalls where food is prepared or sold. A separate Temporary Food Stall Permit or Standing Stall Permit is available from council. You should check with council regarding specific requirements.

Administering agency

Sunshine Coast Regional Council

Contact details

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Mailing address: Locked Mail Bag 72
Sunshine Coast MC
Queensland 4560
Phone: 07 5475 7272
Fax: 07 5475 7277
Email: mail@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au

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Nambour Office, Service centre and administration building

Operating address: Cnr Currie and Bury Streets
Nambour Queensland 4560

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Maroochydore Office, Service centre only

Operating address: 10 First Avenue
Maroochydore, Queensland 4558

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Caloundra office, Service centre and administration building

Operating address: 1 Omrah Avenue
Caloundra, Queensland 4551