Outdoor dining licence (Cook) - 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

Cook Shire Council - Local Law 24 (Commercial Use of Roads) 2001

Cook Shire Council - Subordinate Local Law 24 (Commercial use of Roads) 2001

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

Cook Shire Council

Contact details

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

Environmental Health Officer

Cook Shire Council

Operating address: 10 Furneaux Street
Cooktown
Queensland 4895
Mailing address: PO Box 3
COOKTOWN
Queensland 4895
Phone: 07 4069 5444
Fax: 07 4069 5423
Email: mail@cook.qld.gov.au
Website: Cook Shire Council (Opens in new window)