2023 Sidewalk Cafe Information

Executive Order No. 150 Regarding Outdoor Dining

As of 6:00 a.m. on Monday, June 15, 2020 restaurants are permitted to offer outdoor dining per Executive Order No. 150 issued by Governor Murphy. The following  details requirements for establishments wishing to allow for outdoor dining. In particular:

  • Patrons must remain six feet apart from all other patrons at all times, except for those patrons with whom they are sharing a table
  • Require patrons to wear a face covering while inside the premises of the restaurant
  • Prohibit smoking in any outdoor area designated for consumption of food and/or beverages

Establishments in Millburn Township must fill out a Sidewalk Café License Application 

  • Applications can be directed to the Township Clerk’s Office and placed in the drop box at Millburn Town Hall
  • Applicants that operate on a county road (such as Essex St.) must submit a hold harmless agreement for the County and name Essex County as additional insured

Restaurants may proceed with outdoor dining as soon as their applications have been approved and they have been issued a permit.

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Sidewalk Café License Application (PDF)

Important Documents

Helpful Links

Flow chart of best practices for retail food stores