SCHEME LAUNCHED: Wednesday, 10th June, 2020
The maps below indicate where additional seating can be located in accordance with the "Street Furniture Grant Scheme".
The objective of the street furniture grant scheme is to contribute to vibrant City, Town, and Village centre and assist and support the hospitality sector with a grant towards the cost of equipment in providing additional outdoor seating and accessories in reopening post Covid-19.
A consistent and high quality standard in the street furniture will be required in order:
In order to place furniture on public places, applicants must complete this application form, which sends the application to the Planning Department for a "Section 254 Licence". The grant of a Section 254 licence is pre-approval of the Street Furniture Grant Scheme, subject to all terms and conditions being complied with.
The Section 254 licence fee will be waived in 2020 for table and chair street furniture applications.
The scheme will provide up to 75% of the cost of equipment purchased/installed, with a maximum allowable contribution of €2,000 per applicant.
Who is eligible?
What Items will be considered for the grant?
Tables and chairs currently used indoors can be used outdoors if deemed suitable.
Screens/windbreakers must be agreed with Waterford City and County Council and will be subject to the following conditions;