Street Trader's Permit - Western Australia


You will require this permit if you intend to trade in public places. A public place includes any street reserve, parking station or private property to which the public has access.

Trading includes selling or hiring of goods, wares, merchandise or services or offering goods, wares, merchandise, services for sale or hire, in a street or other public place. It also covers displaying goods, wares or merchandise for the purpose of offering them for sale or hire, inviting offers for sale or hire, soliciting orders or carrying out any other transaction.

You may not require this permit if you are operating from a stall licensed by the council, or at a licensed street market.

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.


Charity organisations may be exempt from holding this type of permit.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this permit you must submit:

  • Details of the people employed or engaged in trading at any one time;
  • A plan of the proposed location or a description of the route or areas along in which the you intend to trade;
  • Details of the days and hours of operation;
  • Details of the proposed goods or services to be traded under the trading permit;
  • If any stall is used, a detailed and accurate plan and description; and
  • If the you are part of a corporation, the name and address of the person responsible for complying with any terms and conditions of the licence.

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


As specified on permit.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $330.00 -
Apply Licence All $1540.00

High Intensity

Apply Licence All $1015.00

Medium Intensity

Apply Licence All $710.00

Low Intensity

Apply Licence All $200.00 Monthly
Apply Licence All $100.00 Weekly
Apply Transfer All $330.00 -
Apply Variation All $165.00 -


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for a Street Trader's Permit - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 WA

Local law(s) name

Local Government Property and Public Places Local Law 2016 - PDF (Opens in new window)

Trading, Outdoor Dining and Street Entertainment Local Law 2016

Administering agency

Shire of Broome

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer, Shire Administration Centre

Shire of Broome

Operating address: Corner Weld and Haas Street
Broome, Western Australia 6725
Mailing address: PO BOX 44
Broome, Western Australia 6725
Phone: 08 9191 3456
Fax: 08 9191 3455
Website: Shire of Broome (Opens in new window)