Trading in Public Places Licence or Permit - Western Australia

Description

You will require a licence or a permit if you intend to trade goods or services in a public places. Public places include any properties owned by the Council, as well as any place 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.

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.

Exemptions

The Council may exempt charity organisations from holding a licence or permit, or from paying the required fees.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to as a street trader or a stallholder, you must specify the:

  • location from which you want to trade
  • number of assistants
  • time period during which trading will occur
  • type of goods for sale
  • name and address of permit holder and all assistants.

If you intend to sell conduct public trading as a hawker you are required to be certified by two Justices of the Peace that you are of good character and a fit person to trade as a hawker.

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

Duration

One year unless otherwise stated.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $67.00 -
Apply Licence All -

Street trader's and stallholders permit fee:

  • $17.00 per day of intended trading
  • $69.00 per week
  • $137.00 per month
  • $1407.00 per annum.
Transfer Transfer All $69.00 Street trader's permit.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 Western Australia

Local law(s) name

Thoroughfares and Public Places Local Law 2012

Administering agency

City of Gosnells

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:

Enquiries Officer

City of Gosnells

Operating address: 2120 Albany Highway
Gosnells, Western Australia 6110
Mailing address: PO BOX 662
Gosnells, Western Australia 6990
Phone: 08 9397 3000
Fax: 08 9397 3333
Email: council@gosnells.wa.gov.au
Website: City of Gosnells (Opens in new window)