How to apply
Register your business
You need to register your food or accommodation business before you can apply for a Roadside Dining Permit.
Prepare your documents
Prepare the documents you may need to submit with your application.
This depends on the permit you are applying for. You may need:
- Certificate of Currency for public liability insurance covering a minimum of $20 million, which notes the address/es of all premises the proposed parklet will be in front of.
- Complete aerial site plan for the proposed parklet, including position of Council assets and chairs, tables, umbrellas, heaters and other items to be placed within the permit area. All site plans must be an appropriate scale (1:100 or 1:200).
- Completed elevation site plan for the proposed parklet, including position of all Council assets. All site plans must be an appropriate scale (1:100 or 1:200).
- Photo of the car parking area showing the location of Council parking signs and assets.
- Letter of consent from adjacent ground level business owner, body corporate and/or occupier if your proposed parklet sits outside the front of another business. If the adjacent property is vacant, you’ll need a letter of consent from the owner of the property.
For a 365 Roadside Dining Permit, you will also need to provide:
- plans including the barriers, designed by a qualified engineer and architect
- a Certificate of Compliance from a qualified engineer for the design, and for the completed works
- details of all construction materials.
View the Roadside Dining Framework(PDF, 541KB) for more information.
Submit your application
Have payment for the $75 application fee ready.
Receive the outcome
Council will email you about your application and let you know the outcome. The application may be accepted with certain conditions.
Receive your permit
If your application is approved, you will receive your permit sticker in the mail. The sticker must be stuck to the front window of your premises.
Have regular inspections
Council officers will make regular inspections throughout the year to make sure you are meeting all permit conditions.