Outdoor dining

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How can we help?

Apply to Council for an outdoor dining permit

View the latest Victorian Government outdoor eating business grants information

View the Victorian Governement Licensed Hospitality Venue Fund program information

View the State Government's accommodation and food sector guidelines

Email the Economic Development team 

Give us a call on (03) 5366 7100


Latest news

  • The Victorian Government is now accepting applications for the $58 million Outdoor Eating and Entertainment Business Grants
  • Eligible businesses can apply for funds to purchase outdoor dining equipment to serve patrons outside (with customer limits and social distancing requirements) 
  • Businesses can also apply for the $251 million Licensed Hospitality Venue Fund program (supporting eligible liquor licensees with hospitality venues)


Council news

  • Council is waiving outdoor dining permit fees for the hospitality industry until 30 June 2021
  • Businesses can now increase their serving capacity by offering outdoor dining options 


Applying for a permit

  • Before placing any items on Council footpaths or roads, you must obtain a permit
  • The application form outlines the information you will need to provide to Council


For further information

Last Updated:

Wednesday, 16 September, 2020 - 13:32