Parklets on Roads Policy

Council adopted the Parklets on Roads Policy at its 28 February 2023 meeting.

The Policy supports eligible hospitality businesses to offer outdoor dining in locations that are ordinarily used as car parking spaces. This policy complements Council’s Footpath Trading and Access Policy.

Monash Parklets on Roads Policy(PDF, 203KB)

More information:

Report to Council Meeting - Parklets on Roads Policy Consultation(PDF, 623KB)

Council Meeting Decisions(PDF, 282KB) (item 1.2)

Council Meeting video recording (item 1.2)


Fitted with tables and seats, our outdoor parklets are great places to sit and relax with some food or coffee from a local business.

Visit: Outdoor Parklets


At its meeting of 27 September 2022 (1.8 Outdoor Dining), Council adopted the Parklets on Roads Policy for a period of 6 months and directed officers to undertake consultation with traders about the policy seeking their feedback by or before 31 December 2022. 

Consultation: Outdoor Dining options - Trial Parklets on Roads Policy