Step 1 - YOU
Things you need to know
You can apply for a Merchandise Display Permit if the merchandise is placed against the shop it belongs to and it does not create a nuisance.
To complete this online form, you will need to scan and attach the following supporting documents:
- a map showing the location of the merchandise display
- a photograph of the merchandise display
- a current copy of your public liability insurance cover of $2 million minimum.
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|
|Annual fee||per m2||$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
You can also apply by downloading the application form and submitting it using the online form below.
STEP 3 - 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 measure the designated area.
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