Having lunch on the patio or browsing wares outdoors adds to the amazing experience and lifestyle that Penticton has to offer. As a business owner, you may have the option to extend your commercial activity into the street with a storefront use permit. Storefront usage is administered by the Building and Permitting Department.
There are several types of permits, based on your intended usage of the space and the location of your business.
Types of Permits
There are three common sidewalk and storefront uses to consider. However, your commercial location may dictate restrictions or variations to these.