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Guelph’s Dining District Application Form

Please provide the following information for your proposed Dining District and the City will contact you within three business days. Each Dining District application will be reviewed on a case by case basis.

About the applicant

Primary contact

About the Dining District

Each participating business will need to provide an application through Guelph’s Temporary Patio Pilot Program

Which restaurants/cafes/bars will be participating?

Documents to attach

In accordance with the Patio Design Guidelines, please provide a sketch (hand-drawn to scale) or CAD drawing of your proposed Dining District layout (platform/deck or otherwise).


Allowed extensions pdf, doc, docx, xls, xlsx, jpg, jpeg, gif, png, tif

Collection of personal information

Personal information is being collected and will be used for the purpose of processing your application.

Personal information, as defined by Section 2 of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA), is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, and in accordance with the provisions of MFIPPA.

If you have questions about Guelph’s temporary patio expansion program, please contact the Economic Development team at

If you have questions about the collection, use or disclosure of this personal information please contact the City’s Information and Access Coordinator at 519-822-1260 extension 2349 or email