This form is required to operate a sidewalk cafe.
- Liability Insurance
- Liquor License (if liquor is served)
- Notarized property owner’s consent
- Cafe Plot Plan with color photographs
Additional Information: See License
RETURNED CHECKS: If your check is returned unpaid for insufficient or uncollected funds, (1) you authorize The City of Philadelphia or its agent to make a one-time electronic fund transfer from your account to collect a fee of $20; and (2) The City of Philadelphia or its agent may re-present your check electronically to your depository institution for payment.
Instructions to complete a Cafe Plot Plan
A Guide to Starting Your Food-related Business
Streets Department: 215-686-5560
Health Department: 215-685-7495