Street Café

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Scottish Government has introduced some changes to the licensing process for some licenses, which mainly relate to the extension of timescales.

Find out more about the changes to alcohol and other licenses here

Permission to Place tables and Chairs in the Road (street café)

Licence Information Summary

A licence is required to use a portion of a public street, road or place for the sale of food and drink and for the placing of tables, chairs or other temporary furniture outside a restaurant or cafe for patrons to use whilst consuming food and drink.

Please be aware that approval is not automatic and no tables or chairs should be placed on the highway until formal approval has been obtained.

Eligibility Criteria

No Restrictions

Regulation Summary

Roads (Scotland) Act 1984,  Section 59

Application Process/ Contact

You can apply by writing to:

Manse Brae (Roads)
Lochgilphead
Argyll
PA31 8RD

Will Tacit Consent Apply?

 No - due to requirement for Health and Safety Risk Assessment

Appeal Process/Contact and Consumer Complaint Contact

Manse Brae (Roads)
Lochgilphead
Argyll
PA31 8RD