Applications — licences and permits

Liquor policies

Entertainment condition

A standard entertainment condition is imposed on most licences.

Extended Trading Permits — area (ongoing)

Guidance on the legislative requirements relating to extended trading permits (ETP) for extended areas.

Extended Trading Permits — Caterers Ongoing

Guidance on extended trading permits that are sought for providing catering services (with or without food) at venues away from the licensed premises.

Extended Trading Permits — Ongoing and Indefinite

This document provides guidance on extended trading permits that are sought for ongoing (i.e. long term) or indefinite circumstances and the factors that the licensing authority may have regard to when considering applications for these permits.

Extended Trading Permits — Producers — Cellar Door Operations

The cellar door ETP provides producers with the opportunity to promote their products to the wider public within their region.

Extended Trading Permits — restaurants holding finger food/cocktail functions

Section 50 of the Liquor Control Act 1988 (“the Act‟) authorises a restaurant licence to sell and supply liquor for consumption on the licensed premises only ancillary to a meal supplied by the licensee and eaten by the patron on the licensed premises.

Extended Trading Permits — restaurants to sell or supply liquor without a meal

Section 50 of the Liquor Control Act 1988 (‘the Act’) authorises a restaurant licence to sell and supply liquor for consumption on the licensed premises only ancillary to a meal supplied by the licensee and eaten by the patron on the licensed premises.

Extended Trading Permits — sale and supply of liquor to non-members at club and club restricted licensed premises

Section 48(2) of the of the Liquor Control Act 1988 provides that a club licence authorises the sale and supply of liquor to club members and to the guests of members.

Extended Trading Permits — Sunday trading for non-metropolitan liquor stores

This policy provides guidance on the Director’s requirements for liquor stores located outside the Perth metropolitan area to trade on Sundays under an ETP.

Extended Trading Permits/Variations — One-off events or functions

Under section 60 of the Act the licensing authority may grant an extended trading permit (ETP) authorising the licensee to sell and supply liquor in circumstances to which the licence would not otherwise apply.

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 (November to December 2022)

Extended trading permits (one-off hours), variation to licence conditions.

Occasional liquor licence

Guidance for occasional liquor licences.

Outlet density — packaged liquor premises

Guidance on packaged liquor sales.

Producer’s licence

Guidance for producers licence.

Public interest assessment

The purpose of this policy is to provide guidance on the possible content of public interest assessment (PIA) submissions.

Sale of Liquor on the Internet

Guidance for licensees regarding selling liquor on the internet.

Section 40 certificate of local planning authority

Guidance on submitting an unconditional section 40 certificate (certificate of local planning authority) or development approval lodged in lieu of a section 40 certificate.

Small bar licences

Guidance as to the intent of small bar licences and the legislative requirements associated with them. It also provides guidance as to other matters that the licensing authority may have regard to when considering applications for small bar licences.

Special Facility Licences

Guidance as to the legislative and operational requirements associated with the grant, variation, substitution and cancellation of special facility licences.

Special Facility Licences — catering

Guidance as to the legislative requirements relating to special facility catering licences and the matters that may be taken into consideration when determining an application for such a licence.

Special Facility Licences — foodhall

Guidance as to the legislative requirements relating to special facility ‘foodhall’ licences.

Special Facility Licences — online wine sales

Guidance as to the legislative requirements relating to special facility ‘online wine sales’ licences and the matters that may be taken into consideration when determining an application for such a licence.

Special Facility Licences — works canteen

Guidance as to the legislative requirements relating to special facility ‘works canteen’ licences and the matters that may be taken into consideration when determining an application for such a licence.

Temporary bars

Guidance on Temporary Bar Licences.

Page reviewed 08 September 2022