Sidewalk Dining Permit Application

Restaurants in the City of Hartsville's downtown B1 district may use this form to apply for a Sidewalk Dining Permit. You will need to attach a signed Building owner Permission Certification Form (PDF) to this application. You can also download a PDF copy of this application.

The City of Hartsville allows for downtown outdoor cafés to obtain permits for sidewalk dining as a way of building a more inviting and active downtown business district activity.

City of Hartsville Sidewalk Dining Permits are free. There is no fee to apply for a permit or to renew it.

Businesses may apply for permitted sidewalk dining areas in which prepared food and alcohol may be served. Design elements of the dining areas must be approved by the City of Hartsville Architecture Review Board when considering the appropriateness of design and the dining area’s relation to its immediate surroundings. Application deadlines for consideration by the Architecture Review Board are generally the second Wednesday of the month, with meetings to consider applications taking.

Restaurants must get permission from the building owner(s) to get a sidewalk dining permit. Click to download the Building owner Permission Certification Form (PDF) to attach to this application.

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Restaurants must attached a signed building owner permission form with this application. Click to download the Building Owner Form (PDF) if needed.

Applicant Information

Restaurant Information

Restaurant Physical Address
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Restaurant Mailing Address
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Building Information

Building Owner Mailing Address
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I, the applicant, certify that I have obtained written permission from the owner or an officer of the building. Submission of this application indicates the building owner's desire to provide sidewalk dining on a public sidewalk in the City of Hartsville in compliance with the attached Rules and Regulations and Design Standards. Written permission from the owner is attached with this application.

Restaurant Hours of Operation

Please indicate the restaurants business hours. For each day, write the hours in "10am-6pm" format or write "Closed."
Download a copy of the Safety Rules & Procedures for review or printing.
  1. A minimum 4-foot clear pedestrian path, maintained at all times between the back of the curb and the sidewalk dining area.
  2. Sidewalk dining is permitted between the hours of 6 a.m. and 12 p.m. (midnight) only.
  3. The sidewalk dining permit holder is responsible for the cleanliness of the sidewalk area at all times.
  4. Sidewalk dining establishments are prohibited from playing amplified music or sound, whether live or recorded that is
    audible outside the designated sidewalk dining area.
  5. The owner and/or proprietor of any restaurant operating a sidewalk dining area is responsible for taking safety
    precautions for the pedestrians using the sidewalk.
  6. All sidewalk dining permits are deemed revocable upon thirty (30) days’ notice if and when the City requires use of its
    public right-of-way for any purpose inconsistent with the use of the right-of-way as and for sidewalk dining.
  7. If beer, wine and/or other alcoholic beverages are to be served in the sidewalk dining area the owner and/or proprietor must be validly licensed under all applicable laws for such sales. Alcoholic beverages supplied by the customer or by any person other than the licensee shall not be allowed in the sidewalk dining area. No alcoholic beverages may be stored or
    mixed in the sidewalk dining area.
  8. Each restaurant providing sidewalk dining shall have sufficient toilet facilities for the increased number of customers
    made possible by the addition of sidewalk dining.
  9. Permits expire Dec.31 and must be renewed annually. Permits may be revoked by the City at any time for violation of the sidewalk dining ordinance and/or the rules & regulations for operation of a sidewalk dining area.
By acknowledging below, I certify that I am the owner/officer of the restaurant named above and am authorized to apply for this license. I certify that I understand that submission of this application indicates the owner's desire to provide sidewalk dining on a public sidewalk in the City of Hartsville in compliance with the attached Rules and Regulations and Design Standards.
Check "Yes" above to indicate that have read and do agree to the above Terms & Conditions and Authorization requirements above.

Certification

Your full legal name.