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Mobile Food Vendors

The City of Victor Harbor welcomes Mobile Food Vendors to operate at specified locations within the Council area to enhance and complement existing food businesses by cultivating a vibrant community culture through the activation of streets and public places.

As from 1 March 2018, new SA Government legislation will allow for mobile food vendors to apply to Council for a permit under Section 222 of the Local Government Act 1999, to operate a mobile food vending business within the Council area.

Trial locations

Within the City of Victor Harbor, nine locations have been selected for mobile food vendors to operate for a trial period from 1 March 2018 to 1 March 2019. The community are invited to provide feedback during this period for each site.

During the trial period each site will be monitored for any impact that may affect the suitability of the site. A location and/or conditions may be subject to change at any time dependent on feedback received relating to the location. Permit holders should check website regularly for updates.

Providing feedback

Visit www.yoursay.victor.sa.gov.au/mobilefood and complete the online feedback form.

Alternatively, pick up a hard copy feedback form from the Civic Centre.

Feedback can be provided up to 5pm on 1 March 2019

Applying for a permit

Mobile food vendors are required to seek Council’s permission by submitting a permit application form with supporting documents and the payment of the prescribed fee.

To apply, read the Mobile Food Vendor Location and Permit Guidelines and then complete the permit application form.

Permits can be issued on an annual or monthly basis.

The 2017/18 Permit fee is:

$2,000 per annum or $200 per month  

Documents for download

Mobile Food Vendor Permit Guidelines and Locations(508 kb)

Mobile Food Vendors Permit Application Form(67 kb)

Documents are also available from the City of Victor Harbor Civic Centre (1 Bay Road, Victor Harbor).

For further information contact the Council office on (08) 8551 0500 or email: localgov@victor.sa.gov.au   

Right of Appeal

If an operator of a food business in the Council area is directly adversely affected by Council’s location rules then the operator may apply to the Small Business Commissioner for a review of the location rules.

View the map below for the full list of approved locations and site specific conditions

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