Cafe Tables & Chairs

Allows you to place tables and chairs on the sidewalk in front of your business during business hours.

Issuing Department

SF Department of Public Works

Agency Type

City

Information

Tables & Chairs can be placed only on the sidewalk in front of the applicant's place of business.


1. The sidewalk in front of the business must be wide enough such that a minimum of six feet of pedestrian clearance can be established. (this six feet of clearance must be free of all obstacles)
2. Placement of tables and chairs on the sidewalk must not in any way interfere with curb ramps, access to the building, driveways or access to any fire escape.
3. Placement of tables and chairs on the sidewalk must conform to all federal, state and local laws and regulations.

 

See Department of Public Works for more information.

Permit Documents

The following documents are part of this permit. Fill out the necessary forms and submit them to the issuing department to apply.