Under City policy on sidewalks and patios, restaurant or cafe operators may encroach onto or occupy public sidewalks directly adjacent to the restaurant’s property to extend seating capacity of an outdoor area. In order to accomplish this, a Sidewalk Patio Permit is required.
Applications for Sidewalk Patios:
This application is applicable when patios or furniture are brought in each evening and do not exceed two tables and four chairs.
This application is for extensive patios which occupy City controlled property and require the installation of railings or other defined boundaries on the sidewalk.
The official City policy regarding sidewalk patios occupying space on city property.