Step 3: Preparation of Land Use and Environmental Applications

Preparation of Land Use and Environmental Applications

Enclosed Sidewalk Cafés allow restaurateurs to enliven public streets by creating outdoor seating for restaurants in approved locations, along specific streets. The application requirements for Enclosed Sidewalk Cafés are governed by the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs. For more information regarding Sidewalk Cafés of all types, please contact the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs.

The following guide is also helpful in thinking through the creation of Enclosed Sidewalk Café Applications.

Application ComponentStandardsTemplatesSamples/Forms
Project Area Photographs PDF Document Standard   PDF Document Sample
Site Plan PDF Document Description    
Elevation PDF Document Description