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 Amount Description
Apply Application $84.00 -
Apply Licence $37.00

Annual occupation charge, per square metre.

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Application for Permit to Establish an Outdoor Dining Facility - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1993 TAS

Administering agency

Dorset Council

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

Dorset Council

Operating address: 3 Ellenor Street
Scottsdale
TAS 7260
Mailing address: PO BOX 21
Scottsdale, Tasmania 7260
Phone: 03 6352 6500
Fax: 03 6352 6509
Email: dorset@dorset.tas.gov.au
Website: Dorset Council (Opens in new window)