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Information on the types of Extended Trading Permits.
Section 60 of the Liquor Control Act 1988 (the Act) provides for a licensee to apply for extended trading permits authorising the licensee to sell and supply liquor under the licence, according to the tenor of a permit, in circumstances to which that licence would not otherwise apply. Subject to the provisions provided by the Act permits, can be applied for either on an ongoing basis (generally granted for ten years) or for one off events.
a licensee is found in breach of the conditions of their permit, or if
it is determined that the permit is no longer in the best interest of
the public, the permit can be cancelled immediately.
This permit type is used for licensees who wish to provide liquor to patrons seated in an alfresco area adjacent to the licensed premises. Freehold owner consent and plans of the proposed permit area will be required for a permit to be granted.
This permit type is used for licensees who wish to provide liquor in an adjacent specified area that would not otherwise be authorised under the licence, on such days and between such hours on those days as may be specified.
This permit type is used to authorise the licensee of a club (not including club restricted) or special facility licence to sell liquor for consumption on a specified part of the premises to a separate group of persons with a common interest in the use
of the premises. For clubs, a prerequisite is that their constitution must allow associations to use a part of their licensed premises.
This permit authorises the holder of a producer’s licence to sell their liquor product on specified premises on which the licensee would not otherwise be authorised.
This permit type is used to authorise the sale of liquor ancillary to a meal outside the normal licensed hours in a specified dining area for hotel, nightclub and producer’s licences only.
This permit type is used to authorise a restaurant licensee to sell and supply liquor at any time to a lodger who is residing in the residential accommodation operated by the licensee and located at the restaurant premises.
This permit type is used to increase the existing trading hours on the liquor licence.
This permit type authorises the licensee to sell liquor via table service for consumption on the premises whether or not ancillary to a meal. Strict conditions may apply to liquor without a meal permits including, but not restricted to:
This permit type authorises the licensee to sell liquor via table service for consumption on the premises whether or not ancillary to a meal. A maximum numbers limitation will be imposed on the premises & permit of 120 patrons or, if the capacity
of the premises is lower, a lesser number will apply.
Strict conditions may apply to liquor without a meal permits including, but not restricted to:
There are 6 types of one-off event permits
It is possible to apply for multiple categories of these permit within the one application to cover your event.
This permit type is used to extend the area for a one-off event to be held adjacent to the existing liquor licensed premises.
This permit type allows the licensee of a restaurant liquor licence to serve liquor to patrons not necessarily seated and not ancillary to a meal.
This permit type is used to extend the hours for a one-off event to be held on the liquor licensed premises.
This permit type is used when the holder of a Club or Club Restricted liquor licence wishes to hold an event for non-members (ie persons not members of the club or guests of members). It allows for non-members to purchase liquor directly from the bar without being a member or a guest of a member.
This permit type is used to waive the requirement for continuous live entertainment for a special occasion or function.
This permit type is used by a licensee who has been engaged to cater for a one-off function not at the licensed premises for a one-off private function.
Do not submit enquiries with this form.