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Outdoor Dining License


At the 2008 Town Meeting the residents of Andover approved a by-law allowing outdoor dining on public sidewalks from April 1 to October 31. Interested business must apply to the Board of Selectmen for a license. The license is valid for only one season and must be reapplied for annually.

Completed application packets must be submitted to the Town Clerk’s Office at least three weeks prior to a regularly scheduled Board of Selectmen’s meeting.

Application - Outdoor Dining

Application and design requirements are found in the Town By-Law and the Town Regulations.

All approved licensees are required to provide proof of required insurance policies and sign a licensee agreement between themselves and the Town. License Agreement – Outdoor Dining SAMPLE

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