Permit to Place Furniture in a Public Place - Victoria

Description

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
  • any other similar articles, or facilities.
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

In order to be eligible for this permit, you may be required to hold public liability insurance.

Please consult the responsible council for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Footpath occupancy for chairs (per chair). Fees range between $51.60 and $149.30, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Application All $120.00

Footpath occupancy new application fee, you will also be required to pay a licence fee. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Licence All -

Licence to place a table within a glass screen on a footpath. Fees range between $50.40 and $139.60, please consult the responsible council for information on the correct fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Licence All $200.35

Footpath occupancy licence for screens associated with outdoor furniture per premise. You will also be required to pay a footpath occupation application fee. Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Licence All $132.45

Footpath occupancy for outdoor heater licence fee. You will also be required to pay a footpath occupation application fee. Fees for 2019-20.

Renew Renewal All $120.00

Footpath occupancy renewal. Fees for 2019-20.

Transfer Transfer All $120.00

 Footpath occupancy occupation transfer. Fees for 2019-20.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1989 Victoria

Local law(s) name

Community Amenity Local Law 1 2013

Administering agency

City of Port Phillip

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:

Customer Service / ASSIST

City of Port Phillip

Operating address: 99a Carlisle Street
St Kilda, Victoria 3182
Mailing address: Private Bag 3
St Kilda
Victoria 3182
Phone: 03 9209 6777
Fax: 03 9536 2722
Email: assist@portphillip.vic.gov.au
Website: City of Port Phillip (Opens in new window)