On-Street Trading

The City of Launceston is working towards a fully accessible city that is safe and easy for people of all abilities to move around.

Businesses wishing to use Council's footpath for display of goods, portable signage or on-street dining, need our approval and must adhere to the guidelines for on-street trading and activities. Food vendors wishing to operate on public roads must also obtain approval.

Guidelines and applications

Dining Deck Trial Expression Of Interest

The City of Launceston is seeking Expressions of Interest from hospitality businesses in the central area who would like to participate in a trial supported by the Tasmanian Government's 'Ready for Business' grant program. 

The trial will include installation of a temporary structure to allow for outdoor dining over a parking space in front of an eligible business and will run for a 12 month period. The 'Ready for Business' program is supported by the Tasmanian Government through the Department of State Growth

All submissions are to be lodged at submissions@launceston.tas.gov.au by 9am Monday 23 May 2022. 

Reference: CD012/2022

This expression of interest (EOI) is an invitation to participate in the Dining Deck Trial and is subject to the compliance with the requirements contained within the EOI documentation. Documents including details of the trial, eligibility , and submission requirements can be found below.

Enquiries can be emailed to dining.decktrial@launceston.tas.gov.au.

On Street Dining Guidelines and Specifications(PDF, 870KB)

Expression Of Interest Conditions(PDF, 1MB)

Please see Health Regulations for more information.