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

To be eligible for a permit to conduct a facility you must:

  • Ensure that the Facility is conducted at all times in accordance to health and safety standards; and
  • Maintain the chairs, tables, and other structures in the eating area in a good, clean and serviceable condition at all times.


One year.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Licence All -

$100 annual fee (plus $15 per square metre used for facilities located on Rockingham Beach Road and within the Boardwalk Development Facing Railway Terrace and Beachfront).

Apply Licence All $50.00 Liquor licence fee
Apply Transfer All $38.00 -

Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 WA

Local law(s) name

Activities in Thoroughfares and Public Places and Trading Local Law 2001

Administering agency

City of Rockingham

Contact details

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

Enquiries Officer

City of Rockingham

Operating address: Civic Boulevard
Rockingham, Western Australia 6168
Mailing address: PO BOX 2142
Rockingham DC, Western Australia 6967
Phone: 08 9528 0333
Fax: 08 9592 1705
Website: City of Rockingham (Opens in new window)