Sidewalk Cafe Design Guidelines

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The purpose of the Sidewalk Cafe Design Guidelines is to provide standards for sidewalk cafe uses in Downtown Redwood City in order to enhance the quality and safety of the pedestrian experience and reinforce its sense of place and economic vitality.  


Definition of Sidewalk Cafe

A sidewalk cafe is an outdoor area located on the public right-of-way which is operated and maintained by an establishment, coffeehouse, tea shop, restaurant or bar.



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Sidewalk Cafe Requirements



Charlie Drechsler, Senior Construction Technician/City Arborist
(650) 780-7295



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