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Fort Collins Outdoor Dining/Retail Encroachment Application


This application is for restaurants, food service establishments, breweries, taverns, retail, and other similar establishments in the City of Fort Collins to request the creation of temporary outdoor dining or retail areas to be located in the public right of way (ex. sidewalks and parking spaces).

These outdoor dining or retail areas will comply with current COVID-19 regulations. Submitting an application does not guarantee that the application will be approved.

Please review this checklist before submitting an application:

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