Permit to Establish an Outdoor Dining Facility - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to operate a food or beverage business and propose to place, erect or construct furniture or goods outside your premises on a footpath, road or reserve or any other public place to encourage outdoor street dining.

Furniture includes but is not limited to:

  • Tables;
  • Chairs;
  • Umbrellas;
  • Screens;
  • Portable heaters;
  • Awnings;
  • Lighting; or
  • Planter boxes.

Your local Council may have dimension requirements that must be maintained for pedestrian movement along the footpath.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this permit, you must:

  • Ensure that you meet any insurance requirements as specified by Council;
  • Submit any other information your local Council may require; and
  • Pay any required fees.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$38.20

Use of footpath / forecourt for outdoor dining, per square metre.

Forms

 Resources
Apply Application to Place Temporary Street Furniture on Footway - PDF Opens a PDF in a new browser window

Application for Outdoor Dining Permit - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Other resources

Administering agency

Clarence City Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 (Tasmania)

Local law(s) name

Public Places and Permits By-Law 1 2007

Contact details

Environmental Officer, Health Services
Clarence City Council

Operating address:
38 Bligh Street
Rosny Park
TAS 7018
Mailing address:
PO BOX 96
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018

Phone:

03 62458614

Supporting information

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