Outdoor Dining Permit - Alice Springs Town Council - Northern Territory


You will need this permit if you intend to place tables and chairs on the footpath outside a restaurant or cafe.

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 will need to:

  • hold a minimum of $10 million Public Liability insurance. The Certificate of insurance must be submitted with the application
  • provide the council with the address and a location plan or sketch of the area where you intend to provide outdoor dining facilities.


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.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1.20

Per square meter per week. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All -

Further fees may apply. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Additional information

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

  • having the alfresco café 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 than nominated by the council
  • keeping the area clean.

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.