We regulate and monitor roadside/footpath dining to ensure all businesses operate in a way that is safe and complies with local laws. You will need a roadside dining permit from us if you wish to operate outdoor dining on public footpaths. You don't need a permit from us for outdoor dining on private property
Roadside dining permits are renewed annually and are valid until 31 August each year. For more information visit Permits & licensing renewals.
For information on applying for a permit and using the public footpath for outdoor dining, refer to our Outdoor Dining Guidelines(PDF, 1MB) .
You and your staff are responsible for complying with all requirements of the relevant legislation. Refer to Related information.
For advice, contact us on 1300 GOLDCOAST (1300 465 326) or email@example.com.
How to apply
Use this application to apply for a new roadside dining permit.
Please note: Permits are granted following an assessment process. We cannot guarantee your application will be approved.
If you are intending to place removable umbrella structures and/or electrical installations in this roadside dining area, you will also be required to submit a Removable umbrella structures and electrical installations application form.
Bonds that may be required for structures, devices or electrical installations will be determined at the time of initial assessment.