Permit to Establish an Outdoor Eating Facility - Victoria


You will require this licence if you intend to operate a food or beverage business and provide tables and chairs on a footpath or part of a road where customers can sit and consume their food or drinks.

The council can provide more information in ascertaining the number of tables and chairs permissible on the particular site.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the responsible council for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

Smoking is prohibited in any outdoor facilities where food is served.


As specified on the permit.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $240.00

Tables and chairs in busy areas per square metre. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application All $120.00

Tables and chairs in other areas per square metre. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application All $2000.00

Average meterage fee. Fees for 2017-18.


Other resources

Local law(s) name

General Local Law 1 2008

Administering agency

City of Stonnington

Contact details

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

Building and Local Law Services

City of Stonnington

Operating address: 311 Glenferrie Road
Malvern, Victoria 3144
Mailing address: PO BOX 21
Prahran, Victoria 3181
Phone: 03 8290 1333
Fax: 03 9521 2255
Website: City of Stonnington (Opens in new window)