2021 Patio Program

TOWN ENCOURAGING OUTDOOR PATIOS WITH EXPEDITED APPROVAL PROCESS

The Town has finalized an expedited application and approval process to help local restaurants continue to serve customers while complying with provincial health regulations.

The new process allows restaurants to create temporary outdoor patios without going through the development permit process. This program will be available until September 30 2021

To participate:

  1. Design your temporary patio in accordance with these guidelines.
  2. Fill out and sign the Temporary Outdoor Patio Program Agreement
  3. If you are proposing to use sidewalks, municipally owned parcels, or reserve parcels (“public property”) or road right of ways, you will also be required to provide proof of insurance.
  4. Complete and submit the Outdoor Patio Application and Checklist.
  5. Send your signed agreement, patio design in proof of insurance (if required) to Planning@cochrane.ca