Any person/business planning to sell food from a temporary food stall or mobile food business in a public place within the City of Gosnells requires a Trading Permit.

The approval of a temporary food vendor is subject to compliance with the City’s Health Service Guideline for Construction and Conditions of Approval for Temporary Food at One (1) Day Functions.

Note: All food businesses must be registered by their local government authority unless they are an Exempted Food Business under the Food Regulations 2009.

Exempted Food Businesses – A Community or Charitable Organisation that is selling either low risk, shelf stable food (e.g. confectionary, soft drinks) or food which is thoroughly cooked onsite for immediate consumption (e.g. sausage sizzle).

Applying for a Permit

Trader Workflow


  • Applications must be lodged at least 14 days prior to the event, or they may not be processed. 
  • All forms, supporting documentation and payments should be submitted at least 14 days prior to the required approval date.
  • Information on this application will be shared between local governments participating in the simplified trading permit partnership initiative.

Initial Simplified Trading Permit or Standard Trader Permit Online Application

Subsequent Simplified Trading Permit Online Application

In making this application, I agree that I will not commence the handling, sale or production of any food from the premises until such time that my permit has been approved and included all relevant supporting documentation and any other information or documentation requested by the Local Government Officers. I further declare that the information contained in this application is true and correct in every particular.