A Public Place is generally defined as a place that is 'owned or under the control of Council, any part of a public place that is opened to, or being used by the public.'
Provides rich and diverse culinary, entertainment and art experience that generate vitality and discourse.
Promotes enterprise to all its communities
Encourages the chance encounter, where casual contact can flourish to generate new possibilities and development.
Celebrates Hamilton’s character, reflecting the uniqueness of its setting and enhances the culture of the city and its people.
Adds to the city’s vibrancy and strengthening the existing function of areas.
Hamilton City Council has removed the Outdoor Dining Permit Fees July 2021 - June 2022 financial year, this will be reviewed 30 April 2022. You may be entitled to a refund if you have paid for your Outdoor Dining Permit from July 2021.
Please see below applications and information.
Factors taken into consideration when approving a permit are public safety, location, time, type of activity and whether the activity will create a public nuisance.
If you have any concerns with regards to your activity please contact us.
Applying for a permit
Municipal Building, Garden Place