City of Alexandria, VA
King Street Outdoor Dining
The King Street Outdoor Dining Overlay Zone, adopted by City Council in March 2008, is intended to enhance the vitatlity of King Street by creating an active street scape. Restaurants in the Overlay Zone may apply for a permit to use the public right-of-way for outdoor dining. Permit applications are reviewed by City staff to ensure that restaurants comply with the King St. Outdoor Dining Standards and Design Guidelines, and that the public's use of sidewalks is not impaired. Permits must be renewed by April 1annually.
How to Apply for a King Street Outdoor Dining Permit
New Applications or Renewals With Changes
City staff will review the application package and conduct site visits to verify compliance with the program standards and guidelines. Once compliance is verified, businesses may pay the application fee and pick up the approved plans and permit from the Permit Center.
Renewal Applications With No Changes (Permits must be renewed by April 1 annually)
City staff will conduct a site visit to verify compliance with the plan. Once compliance is verified, businesses may pay the application fee and pick up the permit from the Permit Center.
For more information about the King Street Outdoor Dining Program, contact Mary Christesen by email at email@example.com or call 703.746.3840.