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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Sidewalk Seating & Retail Area Extension Update

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Sidewalk Seating Update 

Following this week’s provincial announcements, the Municipality of Jasper is providing options for businesses to begin using sidewalk seating and retail extension areas immediately. The program launch was originally set for May 1. 

The goal of the program is to promote the safety of the public during the COVID-19 pandemic, and provide more space for Jasper businesses to operate within the current regulations. 

Businesses who receive a permit can use the parking lane in front of their business in one of the following ways:  

👉Use the whole sidewalk in front of the property for customer seating or retail displays, and divert the sidewalk into the parking lane, or

👉Use the parking lane for customer seating or displaying products. 

Please note that the speed limit is down to 30km/hr in the areas where patios are located.

Detailed program requirements and application forms are available on our website: 

Business owners looking for new approvals before May 1 should email Existing applicants should have received an email detailing options on how to proceed. 

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