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

You will require adequate insurance coverage (minimum $5 million).

Duration

As specified.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Other resources

 Resources
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Administering agency

Meander Valley Council

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Enquiries Officer
Meander Valley Council


Operating address:
26 Lyall Street
Westbury
TAS 7303
Mailing address:
PO BOX 102
Westbury, Tasmania 7303

Phone:

03 63935300

Fax:

03 63931474
mail@mvc.tas.gov.au

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