AGM Mar 30-5:30pm
March 7, 2017
Board Meeting: April 18 – 5:00pm
April 11, 2017
City staff are considering an easier, more streamlined approach for downtown businesses to open outdoor patios.

Currently, the City has a formalized application process called “License of Occupation” for businesses who wish to open patios on City sidewalks.  Many business owners have complained that this process is more cumbersome than useful, and deters many in trying to open an outdoor area for their patrons.   

Patios contribute significantly to downtown vitality, so local business owners and the Downtown Association have asked the City in considering an easier approach when applying for patio licenses. 



For more information see this Sault Online article.



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