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 Council for any conditions on this permit. The issue of a Permit under

Local Law 5 includes a blanket cover for Public Liability Insurance of $5 million. Permits must be kept current and displayed.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

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


Valid from 1 July to 30 June each year.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $580.00

Outdoor cafe licence fee. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application All $40.00

Fee per table. Fees for 2017-18.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Outdoor Dining Application - PDF (Opens in new window)

Local law(s) name

Streets and Roads Local Law 5 2009

Application process


Please lodge your application and accompanying documentation directly with the local Council. For further details please note the extensive application requirements listed on the application form.

Administering agency

Warrnambool City Council

Contact details

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

Health and Local Laws

Warrnambool City Council

Operating address: 25 Liebig Street
Victoria 3280
Mailing address: PO BOX 198
Warrnambool, Victoria 3280
Toll Free: 1300 003 280
Phone: 03 5559 4800
Fax: 03 5559 4900
Website: Warrnambool City Council (Opens in new window)