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Trading in Public Places Licence or Permit - Shire of Broome - Western Australia


You will need a licence or a permit if you intend to trade goods or services in public places. Public places include Council land, and places that the public have a right of access, such as streets, thoroughfares and parks.

There are three types of public trading activities:

  • street trader - offering goods (for sale or hire) or services in a public place
  • stallholder - displaying goods (for sale or hire) or offering services from a movable or temporary structure, stand or table
  • hawker - going from place to place, whether or not they are public places, and offering goods (for sale or hire) or services.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the council to identify any eligibility requirements.


One year unless otherwise stated.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Market licence:

  • application - $351.00
  • annual - $1,680.00
  • monthly - $215.00
  • single market - $110.00.

Fees for 2023-24

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Trading in public place licence fees:

  • application fee (not refundable) - $351.00
  • licence (annual) high intensity - $1,680.00
  • licence (annual) medium intensity  - $1,102.00
  • licence (annual) low intensity - $777.00
  • licence (monthly) - $215.00
  • licence (weekly) - $110.00.

Fees for 2023-24

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Trading in public places fees for use of utilities (power and water) fees:

  • high Intensity (trading most weeks and most days of the week) - $1,650.00
  • medium Intensity (trading most weekends) - $1,100.00
  • low intensity (itinerant trading - greater than 10, less than 40 occasions per annum) - $550.00
  • very low intensity (10 or less occasions per year) - $275.00.

Fees for 2023-24


Other resources

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 Western Australia

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.