Trading in Public Places Licence or Permit - Shire of Chittering - 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.

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Non food stall holders:

  • public thoroughfare - single day permit: $21.00
  • public thoroughfare - month long permit: $53.00
  • public thoroughfare - year long permit: $159.00.

Fees for 2023-24

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Traders / outdoor eating facilities:

  • single day permit: $10.50
  • year long permit (Shire of Chittering based): $42.50
  • year long permit (based outside Shire of Chittering): $85.00.

Fees for 2023-24

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Wayside stalls:

  • application fee - $52.00
  • planning report to council (outside of development applications) - $200.00.

Fees for 2023-24


Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 Western Australia

Local law(s) name

Local Government Property and Public Places Local Law 2023

Administering agency

Shire of Chittering

Contact details

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