Alfresco Dining Permit

Apply for an alfresco dining permit and realise what outdoor dining could do for your business?

Alfresco dining fees have been significantly reduced to a low fixed annual fee of $240 per annum (regardless of the area size) and an application fee of $110 (renewals $55 per annual).

Reap the profits from alfresco dining areas, with significantly reduced charges, a simplified application process and faster approval times. Increase your seating capacity without increasing your overheads. Give your customers the opportunity to dine outside, enjoy the beautiful Perth weather or feast under the stars.

Businesses on private property

You don't need to apply for an Alfresco Dining Permit if the proposed area is located on private property.

If you are unsure, please visit the City's online maps and search your business address.

If the is the area is within the red boundary, then this is within the private property, and no Alfresco Permit is required.

Please speak to your landlord or centre management to determine if an alfresco area is permitted.

How to apply

However before you apply check the following considerations that could vary your application processing time.

You can apply either online or in person.

1) Apply online - Online applications will be processed quicker than hardcopy applications with expected turnaround times between five to ten business days.

2) Paper application - Download the application form under the related items tab on the right, complete and print, then come into the City of Melville Civic Centre, 10 Almondbury Road, Booragoon to lodge and pay in person at the Customer Service Counter.

Give your customers the opportunity to dine outside, enjoy the beautiful Perth weather or feast under the stars.

For more information email melinfo@melville.wa.gov.au or call 1300 635 845 | 9364 0666.