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Approval to use road or footpath space for outdoor dining

If you are interested in occupying part of Council’s road reserve or footpath, adjacent to your café or restaurant, for outdoor dining purposes you must obtain an approval (as stated under section 125 of the Roads Act 1993).

To obtain an Outdoor Dining Approval please follow the steps below:

1. Application for Outdoor Dining

Download and complete the  Application for Outdoor Dining form920KB pdf(PDF, 920KB) and lodge this with Council with the application fee. If you have any questions about the application process that are not answered within the FAQs, Policy or Procedure linked below please contact Council’s Property Section on (02) 6581 8111. 

2. Lodge your application

Applications can be lodged in person to any of Council’s offices in Port Macquarie, Laurieton or Wauchope or send your completed application with a cheque to cover the application fee to:

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council 
PO Box 84 
Port Macquarie NSW 2444

We encourage you to contact Council’s Property Section on (02) 6581 8111 should you require any further information or advice.

This page was last updated on: 31 July 2018