Permit for an Outdoor Eating Area in a Street or Public Place (Alfresco Dining) - City of Melville - 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 this permit you must:

  • submit a plan detailing specifications of the proposed eating area at a scale of 1:50 and include information on the location and dimensions of the proposed eating area
  • submit a plan and specifications at a scale of 1:20 showing the eating area and all land and improvements thereon within 30 meters of the boundaries of the eating area
  • provide colour photographs of the tables, chairs and other structures to be set up in the eating area
  • submit a written statement of the proposed days and times of operation
  • provide any written particulars of arrangements made in respect of public liability insurance of not less than $1,000,000.

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


Valid until 30 June of the next year


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

You do not need to pay an application fee.

Apply Miscellaneous All $90.00

Alfresco area boundary delineators (per disk). Fees for 2023-24

Transfer Transfer All $62.75

Fees for 2023-24


Act(s) name

Local Government Act 1995 Western Australia

Administering agency

City of Melville

Contact details

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