Council requires all persons/businesses/non-profit organisations, to hold a Footpath Usage Permit when using the footpath to display goods on footpaths (including advertising devices), or operating footpath dining and street stalls within the town business areas.
Not-for-profit organisations are exempt from fees (Council may request evidence of ATO status).
Applicants conducting activities as a profitable business must pay the footpath permit fee outlined in Council’s Fees and Charges.
If the area outside your business is a public footpath, which you use for outdoor dining or displaying/selling goods you will be required to have an Annual Footpath Usage Permit with Council.
Other examples are:
|Annual Footpath Usage Permit||Annual Fee allows the business to use the footpath to display goods or outdoor dining on a regular basis|
|Short Term Footpath Usage Permit||One off events such as Non-Profit sausage sizzle OR Selling raffle tickets|
|Footpath/Road Closure||Require an application to Councils Road and Drainage Department to close a footpath or road to undertake maintenance on council regulated area.|
You do not need a permit to:
To apply for a footpath permit you must lodge your application with Council with relevant documentation including:
Murgon business wishing to have items on the footpath in Murgon must contact the Murgon Business and Development Association Inc. on phone (07) 4168 1066.
Refer to Council's Fees and Charges
You may also need to check other requirements including other licenses you may be required to hold including but not limited to:
If you require further information about Footpath Usage Permits please contact Council’s Environment and Waste Department on phone (07) 4189 9100.