Outdoor Dining Permit

Food businesses wishing to operate an outdoor dining area on public land (eg. footpath) are required to obtain an Outdoor Dining Permit from the City of Perth. Alfresco areas are subject to compliance with the City’s alfresco dining policy and local law.

Key Details

Service TypePermit
What you needComplete the Outdoor Dining License form that applies to your situation.
Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to apply for an outdoor dining license, applicants need to:

  • Be a registered food business within the City of Perth.
  • Have clear and unobstructed access and views onto the public place where the outdoor dining area is proposed.
  • Have a suitable area within the building or leased area to store any outdoor dining area furniture at the close of each day’s trade

For more information see the Outdoor Dining Guidelines

FeesAnnual fees applicable to outdoor dining areas are based on the size of the outdoor dining and the precinct in which the business is located.