Liquor Licence Section 40

Section 40 Liquor Licence Applications

Liquor Control Act 1988

The Liquor Control Act 1988 regulates the sale, supply and consumption of liquor, the use of premises on which liquor is sold and the services and facilities provided in conjunction with, or ancillary to the sale of liquor in order to minimise harm or ill-health caused to people, or any group of people due to the use of liquor.

What is a Section 40 Liquor Licence - Local Planning Authority

A Section 40 Liquor Licence is a  Certificate of Local Planning Authority required under the Liquor Control Act 1988, by the Department of Racing, Gaming and Liquor to state that the proposed use of the premises will comply with the requirements relating to planning. 

How do I submit for a Section 40 Liquor Licence Application?

To obtain a Section 40 Certificate the applicant must submit the following information to the City of Wanneroo:

  • Completed City of Wanneroo Liquor Licence (Section 40) Application Form;
  • Liquor Licence Application Fee (Refer to Planning and Sustainability Fee Schedule);
  • Detailed Site Plan (to scale) clearly identitying the proposed liquor area intended to use; and
  • Detailed Scale Internal Floor Plan (to scale) of the premises demonstrating the area of the premises to which the liquor licence will apply (intended area of use to be highlighted).

Applications can be lodged with the City of Wanneroo via post (Locked Bag 1, Wanneroo WA 6946) or at the City's Civic Centre located at 23 Dundebar Road Wanneroo.

Applicants should ensure that requests for Section 40 certificates are lodged promptly to ensure that the local government  has sufficient time to process the application.

Further information relating to Liquor Licence's can be obtained from:
Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries
Phone (08) 9425 1888