In line with Bayside City Council’s economic support package for traders, all application fees will be waived until 31 August 2021.
We have automatically renewed footpath trading permits for the 2020/21 period and fees will not have to be paid until 31 August 2021.
However, you still need to acquire a valid permit to commence footpath trading by completing this form.
Local business owners and shop owners are required to hold a current footpath trading permit if they wish to place tables and chairs, goods for display or advertising signs on the footpath. Permits are for a 12 month period and expire 31 August each year.
It takes about 5 minutes to complete the form and you will need the following information:
Download the indemnity form (DOCX, 18.67KB)
Applications are usually processed within 7 days after being received.
For approved applications, you will be invoiced for the footpath trading items. Once payment is made, you will receive your initial permit by email (and mail if requested) and then you can trade with the requested items on the footpath.