All stallholders at the Belmont Market are
required to adhere to the Belmont Market policies and procedures as determined by the City of Greater Geelong.
Stallholder terms and conditions
- Conditions of stall licence
- The Belmont Market is managed and operated by the City of Greater Geelong (City). The City grants you a licence to operate a stall at the market on the following Terms and Conditions. Each stallholder must also comply with the Conditions of Entry.
- The City may change the stallholders Terms and Conditions or the Conditions of Entry at any time. The City will provide registered permanent stallholders with 14 days' notice of any change.
- Stall bookings generally
- Stalls are
available to stallholders offering:
- Used goods
- Hand crafts or hobbies or
- Any other stall approved by the City.
stallholder may without the City’s approval use a stall:
- To sell, promote or display commercially
produced new goods (including imported goods, shop soiled stock and factory
seconds), products or services
- To promote services that the City considers
may be illegal, immoral or inconsistent with the community nature of the
- For political campaigning or religious
- A stallholder
who intends to sell digital media, including any DVD, CD or photo, must provide
the City with a copy of their drivers’ licence before the market.
- The City
reserves the right to refuse any application to book a stall or to allocate a
stall different from that booked.
- Stall fees
will not be refunded if the stallholder cancels the booking or does not attend
- Permanent stall bookings
- To obtain a
stall at the market on a permanent basis, each stallholder must complete the
City’s Belmont Market Permanent Vendor Booking application. If the City accepts
the application, the stallholder will become a permanent vendor for the
duration of the booking period.
- A permanent
- Attend a
minimum of three markets each calendar month during the permanent booking
- Notify the City if s/he will not attend any
market during their booking period by email before 4:00pm on the Friday before
- Pay the applicable stall fees by 12:00pm on
each market day and
- Vacate the market by 2:30pm on each market
- If a permanent stallholder fails to comply
with this clause, the City may cancel the permanent booking without notice.
- A permanent
stallholder must arrive by 8:00am on the day of a market unless otherwise
agreed with the City, failing which the City may make the stall and any
reserved clothing racks available for casual booking.
- Casual stall booking
- To obtain a
stall at the market on a casual basis, each stallholder must:
- Book and pay online in advance and bring a copy of the booking confirmation and receipt with you on the day of
the market or
- Apply for a casual site on the day of the
market between 5:00am and 8:00am. Casual sites are subject to availability.
Casual stallholders must pay the applicable stall fee via EFTPOS upon entry.
- A casual
stallholder may transfer a stall booking to another date by applying before
4:00pm on the Friday before the market by calling the venue on 03 5243 7718 or
emailing [email protected]. A booking may be transferred only once.
- Food and beverage stalls
stallholder who offers food or beverages must:
- comply with
the Food Act 1984 (Vic), including by
obtaining any necessary temporary food premises registration or mobile food
- read and
comply with the terms of the Belmont Market Food Vendors Information Pack,
which is available upon request via email to [email protected].
application to book a stall for the purpose of offering food or beverages must
be made at least 14 days in advance of the applicable market date to allow time
for the City to check the applicant’s food registration, and must be
accompanied by evidence of any necessary registration and any other documents
reasonably requested by the City.
- Stall set up and pack up
may set up their stalls between 5:00am and 8:00am on market day.
may pack up their stalls between 1:00pm and 2:30pm on market day.
must use appropriate lifting and carrying techniques to avoid injury.
- Vehicle access
stallholder may bring any vehicle into, or remove any vehicle from, the market
area between 8:00am and 1:00pm.
stallholder may park any vehicle in the designated market area between 8:00am
and 1:00pm unless they have been allocated a vehicle site.
stallholder who operates a vehicle must do so with due care and skill and in a
manner that ensures the safety of the public. Each stallholder must ensure that
their vehicle’s hazard lights are flashing while the vehicle is moving.
- The driver of
any vehicle is solely responsible the operation of the vehicle and the City is
not liable for any loss or damage caused by vehicle operation.
- Stallholder conduct
stallholder must operate the stall in person, unless the City consents in
advance to another person operating the stall.
- All tables,
racks, displays, storage boxes, stock, merchandise, signage and any other items
must be set up and remain within the designated stall boundaries as marked by
the lines on the ground. The boundary extends vertically from these lines.
stallholder’s equipment must be used in a manner that ensures public safety and
in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions. The stallholder is solely
responsible for any loss, damage or injury arising from the use of their
equipment and the City is not liable for any such loss, damage or injury.
- Each stallholder
must comply with all laws that apply to, and obtain all necessary consents and
approvals required for, their activities and must upon request by the City
produce copies of any such consent or approval.
- The sale or
consumption of alcohol, tobacco, firearms, explosives, weapons, poisons,
pornography, pirated material, unsafe or hazardous electrical products, live
animals or any product the City considers to be illegal or inconsistent with
the community nature of the market is prohibited.
- No stallholder
may play loud music at the market. Stallholders must comply with any direction
by a City staff member to stop playing or reduce the volume of any music.
stallholder must weight down the legs of any freestanding object (including any
marquee or umbrella) with no less than 20 kilograms per leg. The stallholder must
comply with any direction of the City to remove any freestanding object in
- Storage of stock and other goods
- To minimise trip hazards, each stallholder must store all stock
that is not on display underneath the trestle tables provided by the City.
stallholder is solely responsible for their stock and other goods, and the City
is not liable for any damage to or loss of goods before, during or after a
- Waste disposal
vacating their stall, each stallholder must remove all rubbish and must leave
the stall in the same
condition as it was in before occupancy. If the stallholder fails to do so, the
stallholder will pay the City any cost it reasonably incurs in disposing of
rubbish and restoring the stall to the condition it was in before occupancy.
stallholder may dispose of waste in the rubbish bins or dumpster at Barwon
Valley Activity Centre.
- A stallholder
must not operate a generator at the market without prior written approval from
- A food and
beverage stallholder may apply to the City to access to power for use at their
stall. If the City accepts the
application, the stallholder may use power at the market in accordance with the
City’s directions, and must not use more than 2000 watts per power outlet
without prior written approval from the City.
stallholder who uses electrical equipment at the market must ensure that:
- no lead is
positioned where it may be a hazard
electrical equipment and leads are fit for their purpose and used only in
accordance with the manufacturer’s
electrical equipment and leads are tested and tagged in accordance with AS/NZS
3760, and that the tags are available for inspection by the City at all times.
- Weather and other disruptions
stallholder acknowledges that inclement weather is a risk inherently associated
with an outdoor Market.
Stall fees will not be refunded if weather interferes with any market.
- At the City’s
discretion, it may decide to close the market early in the event of very
adverse weather conditions
or other disruption. If the City closes the market early, stallholders may pack
up before 1:00pm.
- Emergency operations
- In the event
of an emergency, the City will implement its Emergency Management Plan. Each stallholder must listen to and comply with
every instruction given by the City.
- Compliance with directions
stallholder must comply with any lawful direction by the City in relation to
- The City
reserves the right to refuse any stallholder entry to the market or to continue
to operate a stall if the
stallholder does not comply with these Stallholder Terms and Conditions and the
Conditions of Entry.
- Intellectual property licence
stallholder grants the City a non-exclusive licence to use any written content
or image submitted with the
stallholder’s application (Licensed
Property) in any printed or online media for the purpose of promoting the
stall or the Belmont Market.
stallholder warrants that he or she owns or controls the rights in the Licensed
Property and has the legal
authority to licence it to the City, and that the Licensed Property does not
and will not infringe the intellectual property rights of any person.
Conditions of entry
who enters the market (Entrant) agrees to the following Conditions of Entry:
- The following
items are prohibited in the market:
- cans or
- whistles or
temporary signage or promotional products
flares, laser lights, lighters, matches or torches
- knives or
skateboards or scooters
- animals other
than dogs on a leash, on the condition that only assistance dogs may enter
cameras, audio recording equipment or video cameras
shredded paper and
- any other
item that the City considers may cause injury or public nuisance.
- The City
reserves the right to inspect any bag, clothing or other item at the point of
entry or within the market at any time.
- The City
reserves the right to refuse entry to any person.
- Conduct at the market
- Each Entrant
is responsible for their own belongings while at the market.
- In the
market, an Entrant must not:
- engage in
criminal or anti-social behaviour
(whether indoors or outdoors)
- use foul or
abusive language or make racial or threatening remarks or gestures
- behave in any
manner that threatens or may threaten or interferes with other Entrants’
reasonable enjoyment of the market.
- Children must
be supervised by a responsible adult or guardian at all times.
- In the event
of an emergency, Entrants must follow the instructions of the designated
wardens or emergency services.
- The operation
of some activities may be affected by adverse weather conditions or maintenance
- Any Entrant
who fails to comply with these Conditions of Entry or any reasonable direction
of the City may be ejected from the market.
- Filming and photography
- Privacy notice: The City
takes photos and videos of Entrants to ensure security and to promote its
services, projects and events in print and online (including social media).
This information is collected and handled in accordance with our Privacy
Policy. If you would like to access your personal
information, please call our Privacy Officer on 03 5272 5272 or email [email protected].
- Entrants agree that the City may use photos and
videos of them at the market to promote its services, projects and events in
print and online publications (including social media).
- Entrants may
take photos, videos or sound recordings for personal use only, and must comply
with all applicable laws. An Entrant must not use any photo, video or recording
for commercial purposes.
enter The Belmont Market at their own risk. To the fullest extent permitted by
law, the City is not liable to any person for any loss, destruction or damage
to property nor for any other loss, damage or injury suffered by any person,
whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or statutory liability.