Submissions now closed
Oct 2020: Re-notified licence
In May 2020, community members were notified and submissions were invited on a proposed 12-month Outdoor Dining Licence to the business trading as the 'Waterfront Café & General Store'.
This licence is now being re-notified as Council has been asked to consider a longer-term and larger area licence.
The proposed length of this licence is approximately 18 years, terminating on 31 October 2039.
Submissions received on the initial 12-months proposal will be taken into consideration as part of this current engagement.
The submission period closed on Friday 27 November 2020.
If you have an enquiry, please contact the Property team on 1300 434 434.
In accordance with the Crown Land Management Act 2016, section 70 (2)(f) Crown Land Management Regulation 2018 70(2)(f) and Section 47A of the Local Government Act 1993, Northern Beaches Council hereby gives notice of its intention to consider granting a licence to the business trading as Waterfront Café & General Store, to use the 38.4 sqm located on the proposed walkway adjacent to 1860 Pittwater Road in Church Point Reserve.
The purpose of the licence agreement is to enable the applicant to operate its business to provide seating and other dining facilities to customers of the adjoining restaurant. The licence is subject to the payment of a licence fee and Council approval. The licence does not propose any increase to patron numbers.
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IMPORTANT NOTE: The licence agreement will only apply when existing restrictions on outdoor dining areas due to COVID-19 have been lifted.
Submission form - now closed
Oct 2020: Engagement summary 12-month licence
The proposal for an outdoor dining licence at 1860 Pittwater Road was exhibited earlier this year between 10 April and 2 June. The Licence application was closed without a determination being made.
During the Apr-Jun engagement period we received 105 submissions.
Themes arising from the feedback received included:
- Overall support for the proposal (12-month lease)
- Commercial interest
- Environmental impacts
- Pedestrian access and safety.
All submissions received will be considered and included together with additional submissions on the long term licence proposal, exhibited during October and November 2020.
Engagement outcomes and the recommendation for the Outdoor Dining Licence will be reported to Council at the Tuesday 15 December meeting.
May 2020: Exhibition period extended
We extended the exhibition period for the proposed outdoor dining licence at 1860 Pittwater Road, adjoining McCarrs Creek Road Church Point.
Submissions closed Tuesday 2 June.
May 2020: Proposed outdoor dining licence
In accordance with the Crown Land Management Act 2016 and Section 47A of the Local Government Act 1993, Northern Beaches Council advises its intent consider granting a 12 month licence to the business trading as Waterfront Café and General Store.
The proposal is to use the 28 sqm located on the proposed walkway adjacent to 1860 Pittwater Road in Church Point Reserve (previously notified as 1860 McCarrs Creek Road).
The purpose of the licence agreement is to enable the applicant, Waterfront Café and General Store, to operate its business to provide seating and other dining facilities to customers of the adjoining restaurant.
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The licence is subject to the payment of a licence fee and Council approval. For enquires contact Council’s Property Officer on 9976 1662.