Permit to Act as a Hawker - Tasmania

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to act as a hawker. A hawker sells any goods, wares or services on any public highway, car park, footpath or public reserve, and includes an itinerant trader or pedlar, who travels around the city by any means whatsoever to sell goods, wares or services to the public (other than to commercial premises).

Selling includes, but is not limited to:

  • Offering for sale;
  • Displaying;
  • Showing or exposing for sale; or
  • Keeping or possessing for sale.

If you intend hawking in a business district you will require a permit including a specific condition allowing this.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

You will be required to lodge an application form together with:

  • The names and addresses of three referees who support your application;
  • A list of goods or wares you propose to sell or offer for sale;
  • A list of places you propose to sell your goods or wares;
  • A statement of the required period of the permit;
  • Payment of the required application fees.

If you are intending to sell foodstuffs, a certificate from an authorised officer, certifying that the proposed method and manner of selling is satisfactory will also be required.

Any vehicle used for the sale, delivery or carriage of food must be certified by an authorized officer, and be maintained in a hygienic condition

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Expiry

The licence remains in force until June 30 following the date of authorisation

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $135.00

Set up a stall on a local highway.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 TAS

Local law(s) name

Highways By-Law 3 2013

Administering agency

Burnie City Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer, By-Laws Unit

Burnie City Council

Operating address: 80 Wilson Street
Burnie, Tasmania 7320
Mailing address: PO BOX 973
Burnie, Tasmania 7320
Phone: 03 6430 5700
Fax: 03 6431 3896
Email: burnie@burnie.net
Website: Burnie City Council (Opens in new window)