Alcohol & tobacco restrictions

Alcohol & tobacco restrictions

Tobacco Act restrictions

Test purchases are regularly conducted at tobacco retailers, eating establishments and licensed premises for sales to minors to ensure compliance with the Tobacco Act.

Council also responds to any complaints of breaches of smoke free dining, display and advertising of tobacco products and cigarette sales to minors.

Smoking is prohibited in any enclosed dining area or workplace. Businesses that offer outdoor dining must provide wind proof ashtrays, under Council's Footpath Trading Code of Practice.

Local Law Smoking Restrictions

Under its Community Local Law, Hobsons Bay City Council has banned smoking at the following locations:

  • Williamstown Beach – the sand area between Victoria and Garden Streets
  • Altona Beach – the sand area between Romawi and Mount Streets
  • within five metres of children’s playgrounds

Alcohol restricted areas

The consumption of alcohol is prohibited in some areas of Hobsons Bay.

Location
Duration
Details

Melway

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Altona - around Pier Street(JPG, 179KB)
All year round
All public spaces withing the area bounded by Romawi Street. the railway line, Bayview Street and Port Phillip Bay.

54 H10

54 F11-J11

Altona - around Pier Street(JPG, 179KB)
Temporary: 1 December 2015 to 30 April 2016
The public areas withing the area bounded by Romawi Street, Civic Pareade, Bayview Street and Port Phillip Bay.
 
Williamstown - along the Esplanade(JPG, 186KB)
All year round
The public areas withing the area bounded by Esplanade, Forster Street, Garden Street and Mill Lane.
56 B10
Williamstown - along the Esplanade(JPG, 186KB)
Temporary: 1 December 2015 to 30 April 2016
Along the Esplanade from Bayview Street to Thompson Street, including all public areas south of the footpath to the waters of Port Phillip Bay and bounded to the north by railway Place, including the Williamstown Beach railway Station.

55 K14-56 D11

55 K9-56 D10

Newport - Mason Street(JPG, 62KB)
All year round
Paine Reserve and the area along mason Street through to Mirls Street.
55 J4
Laverton(JPG, 117KB) All year round
The public area bounded by Woods Street , Thomas Street, Maher Road and Hickey Street.

53 E9

53 E12

Laverton(JPG, 117KB) Temporary: 1 December 2015 to 30 April 2016
The public reserve adjacent to Lohse Street.

53 D9

53 E9

Altona Meadows - Central Square Shopping Centre (JPG, 175KB)
All year round
The car park at central Square Shopping Centre adjacent to the intersection of Central Avenue and Merton Street, Altona Meadows.

53 E12

Williamstown All year round

Nelson Place footpath and roadway, extending from Pasco Street to Syme Street.

Excludes any business already permitted to serve alcohol.

Cole Street and Parker Street roadways and footpaths from Nelson Place intersection to Aitken Street intersection.

Excludes existing permits.

Commonwealth Reserve - excluding any businesses issued a permit.

 56 D9

 

 

Altona restricted areas - temporary

Locations
 Details

Melway

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Bayside Festival - Altona

All areas within JK Grant Reserve, bounded by Fresno Street, Sugargum Drive and Civic Parade.

Excludes the two 30 metre areas to the north and south of the sports pavillion and social room buildings, together with any premises already licensed to sell and serve alcohol withion the boundaries of JK Grant Reserve.

54 G-H10

 

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