Apply to extend operating hours for your patio

Businesses that are permitted for a patio can apply for extended patio hours between April 1 and October 31.

Patio partly or fully located on private property

Contact the Development and Building Services Centre. You need to amend the development permit for your patio and pay the fee before you apply for extended hours.

Patios located on City property

If approved, you could serve patio customers until 1am daily– 2 hours later– unless otherwise stated on your:

  • Business licence
  • Liquor licence
  • Development permit
  • Patio permit

Who qualifies for an extended patio permit

You may qualify for extended patio hours, if it has:

  • Insurance up to date
  • Fees paid in full
  • No patio noise complaints on file for the past 12 months
  • For establishments with a liquor licence, no restrictions on your liquor licence preventing extended hours

We reserve the right to revoke permission for extended patio hours at any time.

Complete form and upload your liquor licence

Questions?

Email: patios@vancouver.ca