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

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Fees vary depending on individual circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Other resources

Administering agency

Launceston City Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 (Tasmania)

Local law(s) name

Reserves, Parks and Gardens By-Law 4 2009

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
Launceston City Council


Operating address:
Town Hall, 18-28 St John Street
Launceston
Tas 7250
Mailing address:
PO BOX 396
Launceston, Tasmania 7250

Phone:

03 6323 3000

Fax:

03 6323 3001
contactus@launceston.tas.gov.au

Supporting information

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