Section 40 Applications (Liquor Licence) 

The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries is responsible for issuing liquor licences. As part of this process, a Section 40 Certificate from the local government may be required. This certificate demonstrates compliance with town planning matters. 

An application for a Section 40 Certificate can be lodged via email (, post or hand delivery to the Town's Administration Centre.    

Section 40 application requirements are as follows: 

  • A completed Section 40 Certificate from Liquor Licensing 
  • A cover letter with the applicant’s contact details, liquor licence premises and type of liquor licence. 
  • A site plan showing the location of premises to be licensed. 
  • A floor plan showing the internal layout of the premises and the area of the premises to which the liquor licence will apply. 
  • $100 fee. 

Once the application has been received, payment can be made over the phone or at the Administration Centre.