Permit to Place Furniture in a Public Place - Brimbank City Council - Victoria


You will require this permit if you intend to place furniture in a public place for the purpose of serving food and / or drinks to customers, or for other commercial purposes.

Public places are either:

  • roads
  • footpaths
  • any land that is owned, occupied, maintained, or managed by a local council.

Furniture includes:

  • tables
  • chairs
  • seats
  • umbrellas
  • planter boxes
  • heaters
  • booths or stalls
  • awnings
  • any other similar articles, or facilities.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Your public liability insurance must be current and note the interests of Brimbank City Council as a principal insuring for a minimum sum of $10,000,000 (ten million dollars) or more and showing that you have paid the premium.


As specified on the permit.


30 June


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $82.20

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All $170.60

Sidewalk cafe (per table and four chairs). Fees for 2023-24


Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Information Sheet - Sidewalk Cafes (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 2020 Victoria

Administering agency

Brimbank City Council

Contact details

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