Approval for Outdoor Dining in a Public Place - Penrith 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, your business must operate in conjunction with an approved food or drink premises. You will need to provide your hours of operation.

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


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $121.00

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All $83.00

Fee per square metre per year in other areas. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All $163.00

Fee per square metre per year in Penrith and St Mary's CBD. Fees for 2023-24

Vary Variation All $58.00

Permit variation. Fees for 2023-24


Act(s) name

Roads Act 1993 New South Wales

Administering agency

Penrith City Council

Contact details

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