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Tables and chairs permit on a public road or street

All tables and chairs licences are now being extended for a one-off payment of £100.  This covers from 1 October 2022 to 30 September 2023, On the licences, it will show as “EXT” (this confirms that your licence is valid until 30 September 2023).  If you have not yet applied for this, contact

  • the amount of table and chairs (if you want to change the amount attach a new plan)
  • a current £5m Public Liability Insurance document
  • updated risk assessment (if anything has changed).

The extended permit will take effect from 1 October 2022.

Permits will be issued within five days of each completed application being received.

If you run a business and want to put tables and chairs, or other forms of street furniture on a public road you need to apply for a tables and chairs permit/licence.  You don't need a licence if you're putting the tables and chairs entirely on private land. Tables and chairs placed on the public highway without a permit may be removed with impunity by the Council.

Table and Chairs Renewal