Step 1 - YOU
Things you need to know
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|
|Food vendors||annual fee||$125.00|
|Vendors not requiring food license||annual fee||$125.00|
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.
Selling food or alcohol?
If your mobile shop sells food or alcohol, to get a mobile shop permit you’ll need to supply an alcohol licence and current food registration certificate.
Apply for a food registration certificate
Once you have copies of these supporting documents, you can apply for a Mobile Shop Permit online.
Step 2 - YOU
To complete this form, you will need to scan and attach these supporting documents:
- copy of your food licence (if you intend to sell food then you must either have a current food licence or have an application being processed)
- photograph of the mobile shop
- copy of your Public Liability Insurance Certificate to a minimum value of $2 million.
Apply for a Mobile Shop Permit
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 Hamilton City Council may need to conduct a site visit to view the mobile shop.
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