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, which are defined below:

  • 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 $100.00 Street trader's licence.
Apply Licence All -

Street trader's permit fee: $50 per day of intended trading, $200 per week, $400 per month, or $2500 per annum.

Fees for other activities may vary, please consult the contact officer for more information.

Transfer Transfer All $50.00 Street trader's licence.

Forms

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
General All Trading in Public Places - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 WA

Local law(s) name

Local Government Property and Public Places Local Law 2016

Administering agency

City of Mandurah

Contact details

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

Enquiries

City of Mandurah

Operating address: 3 Peel Street
Mandurah, Western Australia 6210
Mailing address: PO BOX 210
Mandurah, Western Australia 6210
Phone: 08 9550 3777
Fax: 08 9550 3888
Email: council@mandurah.wa.gov.au
Website: City of Mandurah (Opens in new window)