Public spaces

Permits are required for trading in the public places in our city.

Public speaking

An area in Cathedral Square has been designated as a special use area for public speaking. No booking is required however only one hour speaking at a time is permitted.

Cathedral Square - public speaking map [PDF, 41 KB]

Amusement devices

Amusement devices must have a permit to operate and a current Certificate of Registration.

Street performers

Rules about street performers and pavement artists in public places in our City.

Retail stalls

Permits for temporary stands, stalls, tents, mobile shops or other set-ups that are removed each day.

Mobile or travelling shops

Apply for a permit to operate a mobile or travelling shop.


A permit is required for hawking in any public place outside the not-permitted areas.