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Cafe and Street Cafe Re-Opening – FAQs

11 June

Below are just some of the questions you may be asking if you are planning on re-opening your cafe, and using outside seating to help with social distancing.  For answers to these and full licensing applications in Devon visit:  devon.gov.uk

  • Can I get a street cafe licence for my mobile catering van?
  • Why do I need a licence?
  • What happens if I don’t apply for a licence?
  • Are picnic benches ok?
  • Do I need to get planning permission as well as a highway licence?
  • I have just taken ownership of premises. Is the previous owner’s licence still valid?
  • Is a consultation needed if I am just renewing my licence?
  • I’ve already got planning permission for outdoor tables and chairs – do I also need a highway licence?
  • My balcony overhangs the pavement – can I put tables and chairs under there without a licence?

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