Approval for Outdoor Dining in a Public Place - Wingecarribee Shire 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 $150.00

Two year term. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $110.00

Sandwich board on footpath. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All -

Operational licence fees will vary according to location, per square metre, per annum (as per below):

  • outdoor dining: primary areas Bowral CBD (plaza, blister, arcade areas) - $200.00
  • outdoor dining: secondary areas Mittagong, Moss Vale CBD's (plaza, blister, arcade areas) - $165.00
  • outdoor dining: other areas (plaza, blister, arcade areas) - $100.00
  • outdoor dining: other areas (all footpath outdoor dining areas) - $60.00
  • outdoor retail: (display goods on footpath) - $60.00.

Fees for 2023-24


Act(s) name

Roads Act 1993 New South Wales

Administering agency

Wingecarribee Shire Council

Contact details

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