Center City Development & Operations Department
Sidewalk Cafe
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PATIO PERMITS AT NO COST THRU SEPTEMBER 2020

City is offering patio permits at no cost until September 2020 to all street and river level restaurants and retailers within the Downtown area. Businesses can utilize the sidewalk/right-of-way for retail purposes and outdoor dining. For more information, click here for Sidewalk Checklist for Permitting (PDF)

other Important Documents

Throughout the year, street level restaurants within the Downtown area can utilize the sidewalk/right-of-way for outdoor dining by obtaining an annual permit.  For more information to obtain an annual permit, including application and permit fees, see the documents below.