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Pavement Cafes

Licence applications for Pavement Cafes. 

Download Licence Application Form

Interim process for pavement café licence applications

An interim process for receiving Pavement Café Licence applications is in place to help businesses recover during coronavirus (COVID-19) whereby Pavement Café Licences will be issued initially for one year.

Business operators must ensure they are familiar with government legislation and COVID-19 guidance. They must adhere to all requirements relevant to their workplace, to protect the health and safety of staff and customers.  This includes social distancing advice.  Please find more information below:

  • Types of premises requiring a pavement café licence
  • Pavement café licence fees
  • Guidance for pavement café licence applications
  • Licence application form
  • Applying for a pavement café licence
  • Documents supporting a licence application
  • Site location map
  • Proposed café plan
  • Details of the furniture
  • Public liability insurance
  • Management plan
  • Public notice
  • Consulting other organisations
  • Hours of operation
  • Granting or refusing a licence application
  • Objections to a licence application
  • Timescales
  • When a licence is granted