Approval for Outdoor Dining in a Public Place - Orange City Council - New South Wales


You need this approval to use a footpath for restaurant purposes, such as for alfresco dining. An alfresco dining area is an outside eating area adjoining a shop, cafe or restaurant where tables, chairs and other structures are provided for use by patrons while they are consuming food or drinks.

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 approval you will need to provide details such as the location of the premises and any relevant Development Consents or Construction Certificates for any structures that you intend to erect.

A copy of the current Public Liability insurance to the value of $10 million with endorsement noting Orange City Council's respective rights and interests and indemnifying Orange City Council for the licensed area is to be attached to your application.

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


As specified on the approval (not exceeding seven years)


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $178.90

Placement of street furniture. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All $48.25

Licence fee per year. Fees for 2023-24


Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
General All Outdoor Dining Areas - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Roads Act 1993 New South Wales

Administering agency

Orange City Council

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.