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Sidewalk Café Permit - Application

  1. City of Whitewater

    Application for Sidewalk Cafe
    312 W Whitewater Street
    P.O. Box 178
    Whitewater WI 53190
    (262) 473-0500
    www.whitewater-wi.gov

  2. Permit Valid from July 1st-June 30th

    Application is hereby made for a revocable sidewalk cafe permit 
    To operate a sidewalk cafe in accordance with Chapter 5.19 of the city of Whitewater, WI Code of Ordinances.

  3. Business Information
  4. Applicant Information
  5. Directions

    o Completed Application for Sidewalk Café Permit

    o Site Plan Layout (to be reviewed by Neighborhood Services, Fire Department and Police Department).

    o Description of items to be placed outside (standards are on next page)

    o Copy of a current certificate of commercial liability insurance in the amount of at least $100,000 per occurrence. Original Certificate of Comprehensive General Liability Insurance for at least $100,000 which names the City of Whitewater as additional insured and covered area includes the sidewalk café. 

    o A copy of applicable valid Wisconsin Seller's Permit

    o A copy of applicable valid Alcohol Beverage License (only if alcohol is to be served)

  6. Will you be serving alcoholic beverages?*

    **If you answered "Yes" you will have to change your Alcohol Beverage License to include the sidewalk café. Please contact the City Clerk to make the necessary arrangements before Alcoholic Beverages can be sold.

  7. Site Plan Layout Specifications

    • Must be to Drawn Neatly with Straight Lines and all items Labeled with sizes

    • Must be on 8-1/2" X 11" paper

    • Must depict existing sidewalk area and adjacent private property

    • Must depict proposed sidewalk café with placement of:

    o chairs o tables

    o planters

    o umbrellas

    o other items to be placed in sidewalk café

    • Must depict existing trees, doorways, steps, parking meters, sidewalk benches, trash receptacles, light poles and any other sidewalk obstructions

    • Must show six feet of unobstructed sidewalk for public use

  8. Description of Placed Items Outside

    • Must have picture or description of all proposed 

    o tables

    o chairs

    o umbrellas

    o barriers (fencing, planters)

    o all other objects to be placed on sidewalk

    • Description or picture must be accompanied by dimensions

  9. Application for a Sidewalk Café Permit

    In specific consideration for the City granting a sidewalk café permit to the applicant named below, the permit holder shall agree to pay, indemnify and hold harmless the City and their respective agents, guests, invitees and employees from all suits, actions, claims, demands, damages, losses and other reasonable expenses and cost of every kind and description including attorney's fees to which the City, or its officers, agents or employees may be subject to as a result of the grant of this permit.

    This permit can be temporarily or permanently revoked by the city, or an agent of the city, at any time without prior notice. 

    I hereby state that I have answered all of the preceding questions and that the information contained herein is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. In addition, that I have read, understand and will comply with Chapter 5.19, Sidewalk Café Permit, and all other applicable laws.

  10. OFFICIAL USE ONLY
  11. Approval
  12. Approval
  13. Approval
  14. Approval
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