Footpath activities permit

If you plan to use a footpath for commercial activity, you will need a permit. Activities include:

  • the placing of free standing advertising signs;
  • display of goods; or
  • furniture and equipment.

To assist with your application, the Footpath Trading Guidelines can be found here.(PDF, 733KB) (PDF, 728KB)

When submitting your application, please refer to the Local Law Policy LLP23 Using Footpaths.(PDF, 111KB)

Please refer to the below fees and charges.

Animals-and-Local-Laws-Fees-and-Charges-2024-25.pdf(PDF, 172KB)

Apply for a permit

Step 1.Gather your documents

To apply for Footpath Activities Permit, you'll need the following documents:

Step 2.Submit your application

You can submit your application to us via:

Step 3.Pay the registration fee

Once we have received your application, we will issue you with an invoice to cover the assessment of your application.

Step 4.Inspection 

One of our Compliance Officers will contact you to discuss your application, and arrange an inspection.

Step 5.Approval

Once you have gained approval, you can commence trading!

Step 6.Annual renewal and inspection

You will need to renew your permit every year. Renewal of an existing permit is discounted.