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Posted on: April 19, 2023

Outdoor Dining 2023

Easthampton Massachusetts




Mayoral Order as it relates to allowing the conversion of public parking on Main Street for the use as restaurant dining space until November 30, 2023


Pursuant to this order, a restaurant choosing to incorporate the state extension for outdoor dining make an application to convert public parking for the use as restaurant dining space.  


A detailed logistics plan shall be reviewed and approved by Police, DPW, Mayor's office, and Planning Department and include the following:

  • A map of the area to be used, with dimensions
  • The materials to separate areas from cars (with an emphasis on concrete barriers)
  • A timeline for how long it will be in place
  • Who will be responsible for managing the space, including a plan for trash management
  • An exterior lighting plan (if applicable), exterior heating plan (if applicable)
  • Anticipated hours of operation


Any such request that is approved may be implemented immediately in compliance with all other orders, requirements, or provisions of local and state regulations and shall be in place no later than November 30, 2023.  Applicants shall be solely responsible for all costs associated with any conversion and must be separated from vehicles by concrete barriers.


Ordered this 19th day of April 2023


City of Easthampton, Massachusetts

Mayor Nicole LaChapelle


Click HERE for application
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