Alfresco Dining Permit - Alice Springs Town Council - Northern Territory


If you are a food or drink business and wish to provide outdoor dining or alfresco services to your customers you must have this permit. Outdoor dining and Alfresco services is providing tables and chairs in a public place, such as the footpath, to be used your customers.

Please ask your council for further information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible you must:

  • fill the necessary application form
  • provide the physical address of where you wish to have alfresco dining
  • attach a location plan or sketch if you are making a new application
  • pay any fees required.

Please ask your council for further eligibility requirements.


An Alfresco Dining permit is valid for 1 year. Each permit shall be renewal annually on 1st July of each year at the discretion of the Council.


$1.00 per square meter per week.


Local law(s) name

Alice Springs (Management of Public Places) By-laws 2009

Additional information

You must attach public liability information to your application.

Please be aware that the Council has a number of conditions for alfresco dining in the Todd Mall. These conditions include:

  • having the alfresco cafe area be nominated by the Council
  • having no furniture or bins or other objects encroach on storm water gutters
  • have furniture or the like be situated in an area other then nominated by the council
  • keeping the area clean.
Please ask your council about further information about additional information needed.

Administering agency

Alice Springs Town Council

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Customer Service Officer

Alice Springs Town Council

Phone: 08 8950 0500
Fax: 08 8950 0558
Website: Alice Springs Town Council (Opens in new window)