Permit to Display or Place Goods for Sale in a Public Place - Victoria


You will require this permit if you intend to undertake footpath trading and display or offer goods, vehicles or merchandise for sale on a carriageway, footpath, road or other public place.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the Council for any conditions on this permit. Current public liability insurance required for duration of permit ($10 million).


As indicated on the permit and renewable annually.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Temporary use of council land fees range between $255 (for a combination of two categories) and $565 (for a combination of five categories), please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application All $140.00

A-board, barriers, goods on display, plants, umbrellas, tables & chairs. Fees for 2017-18.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Footpath Trading Guidelines Annexure for Carrington Road Box Hill - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.
Apply All In-Ground Footpath Furniture Sockets - PDF (Opens in new window)
Comply All Footpath Trading Guidelines - PDF (Opens in new window)

Local law(s) name

Community Local Law 2014

Lodgement process


Please submit your application and any associated documentation directly with the Council.

Administering agency

City of Whitehorse

Contact details

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

Community Laws Officer

City of Whitehorse

Operating address: 379 - 397 Whitehorse Road
Nunawading, Victoria 3131
Mailing address: Locked Bag 2
Nunawading Delivery Centre
Victoria 3131
Phone: 03 9262 6333
Fax: 03 9262 6490