Permit to Establish an Outdoor Dining Facility - Tasmania

Description

You will require this permit if you intend to operate a food or beverage business and propose to place, erect or construct furniture or goods outside your premises on a footpath, road or reserve or any other public place to encourage outdoor street dining.

Furniture includes but is not limited to:

  • Tables;
  • Chairs;
  • Umbrellas;
  • Screens;
  • Portable heaters;
  • Awnings;
  • Lighting; or
  • Planter boxes.

Your local Council may have dimension requirements that must be maintained for pedestrian movement along the footpath.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this permit, you must:

  • Ensure that you meet any insurance requirements as specified by Council;
  • Submit any other information your local Council may require; and
  • Pay any required fees.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified on the permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $25.00

Per square metre ($100 minimum).

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Permit to Establish an Outdoor Dining Facility - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Apply All Application for Footpath Occupancy Licence - PDF (Opens in new window)

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Footpath Occupancy Policy - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 TAS

Local law(s) name

Street Dining By-Law 1 2009

Administering agency

Derwent Valley Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Derwent Valley Council

Operating address: Circle Street
New Norfolk
TAS 7140
Mailing address: PO BOX 595
New Norfolk, Tasmania 7140
Phone: 03 6261 8500
Fax: 03 6261 8546
Email: dvcouncil@dvc.tas.gov.au
Website: Derwent Valley Council (Opens in new window)