Approval for Outdoor Dining in a Public Place - Berrigan Shire Council - New South Wales


The use or occupation of footpaths for outdoor dining is regulated by the Council.

Outdoor dining areas adjoin shops, cafes or restaurants where tables, chairs and other structures are provided for use by patrons while they are consuming food or drinks.

If your business meets a few straight-forward principles, then:

  • no formal approval is required from the Council for use or occupation of footpaths, approval will be deemed to be granted
  • no application is required to made to the Council for use or occupation of footpaths
  • no rent or other charge will be applied by the Council for use or occupation of footpaths.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please refer to the resources for information on the principles.


As specified on the approval (not exceeding seven years)


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Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

You do not need to pay any fees if your business meets the principles.

Act(s) name

Roads Act 1993 New South Wales

Administering agency

Berrigan Shire Council

Contact details

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