Restaurants must obtain a sidewalk café permit before providing sidewalk service to patrons. This permit, which is reviewed by various City departments to ensure safety and design appropriateness, must be obtained prior to the placement of any tables or chairs on public property. Fees apply.
To apply for a sidewalk café permit click here
For more information, call the Finance Department’s Business Tax Receipt Office (formerly known as Occupational License Office) at 305-673-7420 or the Public Works Department at 305-673-7080.
City of Miami Beach Sidewalk Ordinance