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.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Your application will need to include Public Liability insurance for $10 million indemnifying Council in the event of an accident, and submitting a diagram showing the placement of said items. Please refer to Council for details of further specific requirements for this permit.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

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


As specified in the permit.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $180.00

First table. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application All $95.00

Per extra table. Fees for 2017-18.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Permit to Place Tables and / or Chairs on Footpath - PDF (Opens in new window)
Apply All Permit to Place Tables and/or Chairs on Footpath Application - PDF (Opens in new window)
Apply All Application for Permit to Establish an Outdoor Eating Facility - Please contact the responsible council for application forms and registration details.

Local law(s) name

Amenity Local Law 2013

Administering agency

Nillumbik Shire Council

Contact details

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

Local Laws Officer

Nillumbik Shire Council

Operating address: Civic Drive
Victoria 3088
Mailing address: PO BOX 476
Greensborough, Victoria 3088
Other: 03 9433 3111
Other: 03 9433 3777
Website: Nillumbik Shire Council (Opens in new window)