The City allows downtown outdoor dining on public street and sidewalk right-of-way only through review and approval by City Council. Downtown outdoor dining areas shall be accessory and incidental to lawfully existing dining establishments in the B-1 Central Business District as established and regulated by the Zoning Ordinance. Such facilities shall be located on public property immediately adjacent to the lawfully existing dining establishment and in a location where it is determined to be appropriate by the regulations and requirements and all applicable related ordinances to promote and protect the public health, safety and general welfare. The complete regulations and requirements and application for downtown outdoor dining areas are provided below. If you have questions about Downtown Outdoor Dining, Contact the Department of Planning and Community Development.
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