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Are you operating a restaurant and would like to offer outdoor seating on the sidewalk?
Business owners who would like to allow customers to dine on the sidewalk outside their restaurant must apply for a Sidewalk Cafe Permit.
To protect the city's historic districts, you may need to have additional reviews of your outdoor seating request.
Check to see if you need Appearance Review Board or Historic Preservation Board approval.
In addition to your application, you will need to provide:
You will need to complete the application and upload the requested documents.
Complete the Application
Our staff will send an email confirmation to you when we receive your application. Within five business days, we will send you a billing summary once we have processed your application. It will include payment instructions.
The city charges:
Don't forget to renew your permit every year. Renewals are $50 and it is only considered a renewal if there is an issued sidewalk cafe permit from the previous year in our system and no changes to the permit are proposed.
400 South Orange Avenue
Orlando, Florida 32801
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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