Sidewalk Cafe & Sidewalk Vendor Permit Information

Sidewalk Café Permits


Sidewalk Cafe Permit

The City of Waukesha has established an orderly process by which the City screens and monitors sidewalk cafés within City limits. The City acknowledges that sidewalk cafés assist restaurant businesses in providing additional services to their customers and creates a friendly, open atmosphere. A Permit must first be obtained before utilizing the sidewalk/public right-of-way.

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Waukesha Municipal Code Chapter 8.116
(pertains to Outdoor Dining Areas on Public Property)

For more information, please contact the Clerk/Treasurer's Office at (262) 524-3550.

 

 

Sidewalk Vendor Permit

The City of Waukesha has established an orderly process by which the City screens and monitors sidewalk vendor permits within City limits. No person may place or maintain any goods, wares, merchandise, tables, chairs, stands, tents or other similar items in front of any store, shop or other building beyond the lot line without procuring the appropriate permit from the City Clerk. No permit may be issued unless the use is in conjunction with or part of a "special event" as defined in sec. 6.17(1)(a).

Permit Application: The owner or lessee desiring to place goods, wares, merchandise, tables, chairs, stands or other similar items in front of a store, shop or City Clerk's office no less than (14) fourteen business days prior to the "special event". 

Click here for a Sidewalk Vendor Application

Waukesha Municipal Code Chapter 6.17

For more information, please contact the Clerk/Treasurer's Office at (262) 524-3550.