Apply to put tables and chairs on public land
A licence is needed to put tables and chairs outside any cafe or shop where it is public land we maintain.
Apply for a licence
The cost of a licence depends on the number required and when you apply.
Up to 5 tables and chairs
- initial licence £370
- licence renewal £180
- retrospective licence £770
Over 5 tables and chairs
- initial licence £800
- licence renewal £380
- retrospective licence £1600
Please note that your application will not be processed should you fail to submit the required supporting documents. Failure to submit supporting information will cause delays and may affect your start date.
What happens next?
Applications take approximately four weeks to process. Licences are valid for a year
If you are unsure if the area you wish to put tables and chairs is private or not, check the list of streets.