Step one - YOU
Things you need to know
To complete this online form, you will need to scan and attach the supporting documents below:
- a map showing the location of the footpath sign
- a photograph of the footpath sign.
Fees you might expect
|Fee for new applications in relation to any of:-|
- signs on footpaths
- merchandise display
- tables and chairs on footpaths
- mobile shops
|The stated administration fee plus the applicable annual fee portioned on a monthly basis||$85.00|
|Signs on Footpaths|
|a. Central zone||annual fee||$110.00|
|b. All other zones||annual fee||$110.00|
How to pay
We accept cash, and credit cards (Visa and MasterCard) payments. Please note a 1.2% surcharge applies for credit card payments. You can pay us:
Hamilton City Council
260 Anglesea Street
By internet transfer
Direct credit payments can be made to Hamilton City Council
Reference: Business Trading Name
Payment can be made by debit/credit card when applying for a permit through our online portal.
Step 2 - YOU
Apply for a Footpath Sign Permit
You can also apply by downloading the application form and submitting it using the online form below.
STEP THREE - COUNCIL
What to expect
As part of the processing of your application, a warranted officer of the Hamilton City Council may need to conduct a site visit to view the sign.
Factors taken into consideration when approving a permit are public safety, location, time, type of activity and whether the activity will create a public nuisance.
Last updated 7 October 2022