Outdoor Dining Permit (Cairns) - Queensland

Description

You will need this permit if you intend to put tables and chairs on the footpath for use by customers consuming food and drinks.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Before you can obtain this permit you need to have the following:

  • food business licence
  • public liability insurance
  • liquor licence from Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation, if necessary.

Prerequisites

Duration

Council determines the length of this approval.

Fees

Contact council to determine applicable fees.

Local law(s) name

Cairns Regional Council - Douglas Shire Local Law 59 (Commercial Use of Roads) 2002

Cairns Regional Council - Douglas Shire Subordinate Local Law 59 (Commercial Use of Roads) 2002

Application process

Contact council for more information on the current application process and relevant form.

Additional information

You require this permit if you operate any of the following types of business:

  • restaurants
  • takeaway food premises
  • cafes
  • bars
  • other food related businesses

If your business serves alcohol you must have a liquor licence. Local councils reserve the right to object to any liquor licence application, regardless of approval for outdoor dining.

Administering agency

Cairns Regional Council

Contact details

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

Cairns Regional Council

Operating address: 119 - 145 Spence Street
Cairns, Queensland 4870
Mailing address: PO BOX 359
Cairns, Queensland 4870
Phone: 07 4044 3044
Fax: 07 4044 3022
Email: council@cairns.qld.gov.au
Website: Cairns Regional Council (Opens in new window)