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Footpath permits

Permits are required for use of the footpath area within the commercial centres in Pittwater.

To obtain a permit an application form for the specific use of the footpath area must be completed and lodged with Council.  Upon approval a permit will be issued for the usage outlining the terms and conditions, together with an invoice for footpath use fees & charges (see below).

Usage Types:

Fees & Charges

Application Fees

Footpath Seating $200
Merchandise $100
Short Term Use Commercial $100
Short Term Use Commercial Community Benefit $50
Street Stalls Charity/Not-for-profit $45
Portable Signage & Embellishments $100
Busking $30 (children under 16yrs of age FREE)

Rental Fees per sqm per year for Footpath Seating & Merchandise

Palm Beach $178
Avalon $255
Newport $196
Mona Vale $264
North Narrabeen $136
Other Areas $130

Rental Fees for Short Term Footpath Use Commercial- Street Stall or Pop-up Shop


Per day $85
Refundable Bond $200

Commercial Community Benefit

Per day $73
Refundable Bond $200

Rental Fees for Charity/Not-for-profit Street Stalls

No rental fees applicable
$200 refundable bond

Rental Fees for Portable Signage & Embellishments

Per year  $125 per sign

Rental Fees for Busking

No rental fees applicable

Updated: 18 Jul 2016