Permit for an Outdoor Eating Area in a Street or Public Place (Alfresco Dining) - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to provide an alfresco dining area in a street or public place. An alfresco dining area is an outside eating area adjoining a shop, cafe or restaurant where tables, chairs and other structures are provided for the use of patrons.

This permit covers a specified portion of an adjoining street or public place.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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:

  • Submit a plan or plans to a scale of 1:50 showing the location and dimensions of the eating area and all other information relevant to the establishment;
  • Submit a plan or plans to a scale of 1:200 showing the location of the proposed outdoor area and all land and improvements within 30 metres of the boundaries of the eating area; and
  • Provide a management plan outlining the operations of the proposed outdoor dining area.


As indicated on the permit.


30 June.



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

Administering agency

Shire of Broome

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 (Western Australia)

Local law(s) name

Trading, Outdoor Dining and Street Entertainment Local Law 2016

Contact details

Enquiries Officer, Shire Administration Centre
Shire of Broome

Operating address:
Cnr Weld and Haas Street
Western Australia 6725
Mailing address:
Broome, Western Australia 6725


08 9191 3456


08 9191 3455

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