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Downtown Restaurant Patio Application

February 5, 2019

The City of Greater Sudbury and ‘Downtown Sudbury’ BIA initiated the Sidewalk Cafe Program to encourage Downtown Restaurants to operate Sidewalk Cafes throughout the Downtown core.

New and existing establishments are reminded that in order to operate a Sidewalk Cafe you are required to submit an application each and every year you wish to operate an Outdoor Cafe that utilizes the City's sidewalks or any other municipal property.

To facilitate the process, Downtown Sudbury will once again act as 'liaison' for the approval process between the City of Greater Sudbury and Downtown Restaurants.

Attached(under Downloads) is an Application Form which outlines the various requirements. If you are interested in operating a Sidewalk Cafe in the Downtown for the 2019 season (May 1st  - October 15th) please read the attached carefully, complete and return (with required attachments) to our office.

Provincial Regulations ban smoking on all outside Patios and or Sidewalk Cafes.

If you have any question, please do not hesitate to contact us at 705-674-5115.


Maureen M. Luoma

Executive Director