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Apply for a footpath occupancy permit

As a business operator, you need a footpath occupancy permit to: 

  • put an A-frame display sign (sandwich board) on the footpath
  •  have tables and chairs as part of an outdoor dining area on or near the footpath
  • display goods on the footpath
  • display windbreakers
  • display bali flags

This is to ensure that people can access the footpath safely and easily.



Before you apply for this permit, read the Footpath Trading Code.

View the Footpath trading code

Assistance during COVID-19 restrictions

  • To help small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are offering a 12 month (100%) refund on street trading permit fees, where outdoor dining is no longer allowed due to COVID-19 regulations.
  • If you've already applied for the 25% rebate, you don't need to apply again. We will automatically process this for you.

Annual fees - pro rata (no GST applies) 

  • Tables: $27.15 per table
  • Chairs: $17.45 per chair
  • A-frames (sandwich boards): $86.10 per sign
  • Display of goods: $86.10 per item
  • Windbreaker screen: $26.50 per screen
  • Bali flags: $86.10 per flag