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Across the Shoalhaven region is a dynamic mix of hospitality and retail businesses that create memorable dining and shopping experiences. Footpath dining and vending help create a vibrant atmosphere that encourages trading and enhances neighbourhood centres.
Find out how to obtain Approval for all commercial use of public footpaths (with-in the road reserve) in the Shoalhaven.
The primary purpose of the public footpath is to accommodate pedestrian traffic and provide a clear accessible path of traffic.
The commercial use of the footpath is only allowed where sufficient access can be maintained for the safety and convenience of all users. Some footpaths in the Shoalhaven are not suitable for commercial use because they are too narrow to address requirements under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 and the relevant Australian standards.
Businesses must apply to use the footpath and have their planned use assessed against the requirements of the Developmental Control Plan 2014.
To find out more information contact Council.
Last updated on 09 October 2020
Nowra City Administration Centre36 Bridge Rd, Nowra NSW 2541
Ulladulla Branch Office14 Deering St, Ulladulla NSW 2539
Shoalhaven City Council acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land in which we live and work and their continuing cultural connections to land and community. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging for they hold the memories, culture, traditions and hopes of the future.