Permit for an Outdoor Eating Area in a Street or Public Place (Alfresco Dining) - Western Australia


You will require this permit if you intend to provide an alfresco dining area in a street or public place. An alfresco dining area is an outside eating area adjoining a shop, cafe or restaurant where tables, chairs and other structures are provided for the use of patrons.

This permit covers a specified portion of an adjoining street or public place.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

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


As indicated on the permit.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $26.00

Per table with 4 chairs - annual fee

Apply Application All $5.00 Per additional chair - annual fee


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

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Information Alfresco Dining - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 WA

Administering agency

Shire of Northam

Contact details

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

Environmental Health Officer, Health and Building

Shire of Northam

Operating address: 395 Fitzgerald Street
Northam, Western Australia 6401
Mailing address: PO BOX 613
Northam, Western Australia 6401
Phone: 08 9622 6100
Website: Shire of Northam (Opens in new window)