Outdoor Eating

To use the footpath as an outdoor dining area for your patrons, you need to get approval from Council.

You need to request outdoor dining approval to use the footpath as an outdoor dining area for your patrons. 

Read the Outdoor Dining Policy and Guidelines(PDF, 460KB) for assistance in preparing your application and setting up safe and unobtrusive furniture for your diners.

Request Outdoor Dining Approval  

Any business that does not have the appropriate approval is at risk of receiving an infringement notice. Repeated non-compliance will result in further action. 

You can report a business who you believe does not have approval.

Report outdoor dining non-compliance

When making a report, please include the location and photographic evidence. 

Business name   
 Taste of Shanghai  Approved plan(PDF, 17KB)
 Monkey House Cafe Approved plan(PDF, 359KB)
 Starbucks Approved plan(PDF, 32KB)