Pavement cafe licence applications

If you have a café, mobile food stall or other business selling food and drink that provides an outside seating area on the public highway, you must have a valid street cafe licence.

How to apply

You can apply for a pavement licence using the application form below.


Pavement Café licence applications will be subject to a £30 non refundable application fee. 

Upon grant or renewal, the licence fee must be paid prior to a licence being issued.

  • Area less than 20m2 - £206
  • Area exceeding 20m2 - £206 plus £10 per sqm thereafter

Pending pavement café licences are available for you to access 

Please note that this responsibility has transferred to Planning Services and enquiries should be directed to Planning Services via tel: 01482 300300 or email at 

Payments can be taken by telephone by calling tel: 01482 300300 and asking for Planning Services. Alternatively you can pay at the Wilson Centre, Alfred Gelder Street, Hull, HU1 2AG. 20200226121911