You must apply for both planning permission and a temporary licence, and pay an individual fee for both.
You can only apply for planning permission online
For advice on applying, and to view rules and policies used to decide applications, please read the following:
To use free standing space heaters, a risk assessment must be submitted for review by an environmental health officer.
Any use of barriers will need approval from the council, therefore, photographs, specification details and plans showing their position must be submitted.
Read about private forecourts if one is included in the boundary of your property.
Tables and chairs cannot be used after 11pm unless the premises are situated within Heddon Street, Leicester Square and surrounding streets.
If successful, planning permission normally lasts for 12 months
Approved temporary licences will be issued for 6 months. A further 6 month licence can be applied for in order to run consecutively. Please note the renewal application and payment should be submitted online at least 4 weeks prior to the expiry of the current temporary licence.
All tables and chairs licences have conditions which the licence holder is expected to comply with View applicable conditions.
If an application is made invalid, the council will retain a third of the application fee to cover administration costs.
You will need to vary the planning permission online via the Planning Portal.
To vary your licence, you must also include: