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Application for Outdoor Dining Expansion in Public Spaces

  1. Awnings, Tents or Umbrellas?*

    Please note, if you plan to erect a tent, you must contact the Building Department to receive approval and you MUST get written permission from both of your abutting neighbors.

  2. (Liquor License Holders ONLY) Expansion Area Must Be EITHER:
  3. Please upload a photo or plan of

    • Barriers that will be used to protect diners from vehicles (if applicable)
    • Delineation of the area so as to prevent access to the area from the public way
  4. Please summarize, in detail, the alterations you wish to make.
  5. Please upload a detailed plan that includes dimensions and layout of tables and chairs

  6. Will the expansion cause potential noise concerns/complaints from neighbors?*
  7. In what public space will your expansion encroach upon?*
  8. ADA Accessibility

    The outdoor dining areas and barriers must be accessible and meet ADA and Massachusetts Architectural Access Board's regulations: https://www.mass.gov/law-library/521-cmr

  9. Certification of Safety Standards and Guidelines

    By signing below, I, being the owner or manager of the above referenced establishment located at the address indicated above, acknowledge, accept, and will comply with the responsibilities of maintaining a safe outdoor dining experience for guests and for staff in the outdoor dining area through the diligent adherence to my submitted plans.

  10. (LIQUOR LICENSE HOLDERS ONLY) Certification of Compliance with ABCC Guidelines For Extension of Premises to Patio & Outdoor Areas

    By signing below, I, being the owner or manager of the above referenced establishment located at the address indicated above, acknowledge, accept, and will comply with the guidelines for extension of premises to patio and outdoor areas.

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