Hawker's Licence - Western Australia

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to hawk any goods, wares or merchandise. A hawker is a peddler or a person who travels and trades, moving from town to town or to residences soliciting orders for, carrying to sell, or exposing for sale any goods, wares or merchandise. A hawker does not include the following:

  • Commercial travellers or other persons selling or seeking orders for goods, wares, or merchandise to or from persons who are dealers therein, or selling or seeking orders for books or newspapers;
  • Sellers of any food, newspapers, brooms, or matches;
  • Persons selling or exposing for sale goods, wares or merchandise in any public market or fair lawfully established, or upon any racecourse, agricultural showground, or public recreation ground;
  • Sellers of goods of their own manufacture; or
  • Persons representing a manufacturer whose goods are sold direct to consumers only and not through a shop.

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

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • Submit plans outlining the type of vehicle, conveyance or means of carriage to be employed in hawking; and
  • Provide information on the kind of goods, wares or merchandise which you intend to hawk.

Duration

As specified.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount
Apply Application $225.00

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Application for a Hawker's Licence - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 WA

Local law(s) name

Activities in Thoroughfares, Public Places and Trading Local Law 2014

Administering agency

City of Melville

Contact details

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

Environmental Health Officer

City of Melville

Operating address: 10 Almondbury Road
Booragoon
WA 6154
Mailing address: Locked Bag 1
Booragoon
WA 6954
Phone: 1300 635 845
Phone: 08 9364 0666
Fax: 08 9364 0285
Email: melinfo@melville.wa.gov.au