Auckland Council recently introduced a new street trading bylaws to manage commercial operations in public places, including outdoor dining at restaurants, bars and cafés.
The Trading and Events in Public Places Bylaw is designed to ensure that outdoor dining, mobile vendors, markets, filming and events all positively contribute to Auckland’s vibrancy.
An important aspect of the street trading bylaws – which we received public feedback on – is that when using shared outdoor spaces, pedestrian access is clear for people of all abilities or with prams, and there is clear access for emergency services.
Under the new bylaw, businesses trading in public places are licensed for exclusive use of certain public places, for example outdoor dining on the street frontage of a café or a mobile food truck on a road.
Click here to read more about these new street trading bylaws