Approval for Outdoor Dining in a Public Place - Randwick 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

You need to provide details such as the location and any relevant development or construction consents.

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 $568.00

Roads Act application for footway dining (including information management fee). Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All -

Footway occupation fees by location (per square metre, per annum):

  • Coogee (Primary) - $790.00
  • Clovelly - $486.00
  • La Perouse (Primary) - $486.00
  • Kingsford - Kensington (Primary) - $486.00
  • Maroubra (Primary) - $366.00
  • Matraville (Primary) - $305.00
  • Randwick (Primary) - $670.00
  • The Spot (Primary) - $730.00
  • Other/Isolated/Secondary (part Coogee, part Kensington, part Kingsford, part Randwick, part The Spot) - $486.00
  • Other/Isolated/Secondary (part La Perouse, Malabar, part Matraville, part Maroubra Centre, part Maroubra Beach, Moverly) - $244.00.

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $165.00

Footway occupation agreement application and preparation fee. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Miscellaneous All $43.00

Marker installation costs per marker. Fees for 2023-24

Comply Miscellaneous All -

Refundable bond is three months footway occupation fee (minimum of $1000.00). Fees for 2023-24

Act(s) name

Roads Act 1993 New South Wales


You cannot transfer this approval to another person.

Administering agency

Randwick City Council

Contact details

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