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Pavement licence (outdoor seating proposal)

Detailed evidence

This page explains the detailed evidence requirements needed to obtain a pavement licence.

Evidence requirements

You, as the applicant, are responsible for supplying all the evidence needed to support your application.

You will need to provide the following before you can make an application:

Proof of your Insurance cover

This must show that you have a current public liability insurance with a minimum of £5 million cover. You could show your insurance policy or certificate for example.

Proof of consultation

Photograph of the pavement licence notice (DOCX) displayed at your premises.
Copies or photographs of the completed frontage consent form (DOCX) you will be distributing.

Location plan

This must be at least A4 size but can be included as part of your larger site plan. Suggested scales 1:1250/1:500

This must clearly outline the premises and location of the proposed outdoor seating in the Pavement Licence Area (PLA).

Site plan

Suggested scales 1:1250/1:100

The plan must include the following:

  • Access points
  • Building lines
  • Boundaries
  • Kerbs
  • Dimensions of proposed seating area in the PLA
  • Table and chair arrangements in the PLA
  • Other non-street furniture items layout, for example, heaters or signage in the PLA
  • Plan and elevations (1:50) of barriers/enclosure of PLA

Street furniture, non-street furniture and barriers

Full details should be provided in respect of the above. This should include the following:

  • Dimensions
  • Colour
  • What they are made of
  • New or used

Diagrams, photos or manufacturers technical specifications would be a good way of demonstrating this.

Relevant other licences held

Copies or photos of the relevant licences held, for example alcohol, premises licence.

Last updated: ‎06/10/2022 12:08