Using the footpath outside your business
On Thursday 28 June 2018 it was resolved that Coffs Harbour City Council waive fees for footpath use relating to Outdoor Dining, A-frame signage, Merchandise displays & busking commencing 1 July 2018, however, businesses still require Council approval.
Creating a vibrant street to attract people to stop, look and linger for longer is the ultimate goal for Footpath Activation.
All businesses wanting to use their footpaths (directly outside their storefront) for signage, outdoor dining and merchandise displays must Register online.
What do Businesses have to do to register and meet requirements?
Before you register using our simple online form you must:
- Existing public safety and liability provisions required by legislation for public footpaths will have to be maintained (i.e. to use the footpath, businesses must hold a current Certificate for Public Liability Insurance to $20 million extending to footpath use with Coffs Harbour Council noted as an interested party).
- Legislation for food and liquor licensing requires compliance at all times.
Anyone wanting to use the footpath for trade or activation must register online, agree and comply with three simple ground rules: