Verge Permits

The City of Bayswater requires a permit for activities on thoroughfares.

Deposit materials on a verge

If you need to place materials on your verge, you may require a permit. 

Please refer to the Deposit Materials on a Thoroughfare Application for further information.

Performer

If you are wanting to perform at a location within the City, you may require a permit.

Please refer to the Performer Permit Application for further information.

Commercial filming

If you are wanting to film for commercial purposes at a location within the City, you may require a permit.

Please refer to the Commercial Filming Permit Application for further information.

Alfresco dining

Alfresco dining permits during the COVID-19 crisis

The City has waived the requirement for an alfresco permit to help local businesses get back up and running as COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease. 

For more information on support for local businesses, click here.

Obtaining an alfresco dining permit outside the COVID-19 crisis

Alfresco dining areas are exempt from planning approval however a permit for Alfresco Dining under Division 3 - 'Outdoor eating facilities on public places' of the City's Activities on Thoroughfares and Trading in Thoroughfares and Public Places Local Law is required.

To obtain a permit, an applicant needs to submit a scaled plan detailing the proposed outdoor dining area and meet the following requirements:

  • The alfresco dining furniture is located in front of the associated business; 
  • The alfresco dining area ensures a minimum clear footpath width of 2.0m in all cases. Pedestrians are to be able to make normal use of the footpath;
  • A copy of their Public Indemnity Insurance.
  • In accepting the permit, the permit will agree:
    • to indemnify and hold indemnified the Crown and the City of Bayswater against any claims for any loss, damage or injury however arising from the operation of the al fresco area; and
    • not to claim from the Crown or the City of Bayswater or any person acting on their behalf, for any loss, damage or injury however arising from any public work on the thoroughfare or public place.

Upon submission of the above to Rangers and Security Services to mail@bayswater.wa.gov.au a permit will be issued under the City's Activities on Thoroughfares and Trading in Thoroughfares and Public Places Local Law.  There is no fee applicable to the issue of this permit.

Stall holders and traders

If you are wanting to sell, hire goods or services at a location within the City, you may require a permit. 

Please refer to the Stallholder Trader Permit Application for further information. If you intend on selling food please refer to our Fees apply.

Temporary signage

If you are wanting to display an advertising sign in a public place at a location within the City, you may require a permit. 

Please refer to the Temporary Signage Application for futher information.

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