Seasonal Outdoor Patios

Image of people enjoying drinks on an outdoor patio

The City's Seasonal Outdoor Patio Policy provides opportunities for businesses within city limits to open seasonal patios between April 15 and Oct. 15 using city property, including sidewalks, parking stalls and boulevards. Previously offered in the downtown core only, the patio program has been broadened to allow businesses anywhere in Leduc to participate and will be offered on an annual basis moving forward.

Application details:

  • No fee to submit an application form.
  • Applicants are encouraged to schedule a pre-application meeting with our Planning and Economic Development office. To inquire, please call 780-980-7124.
  • Complete an application form and submit to

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Seasonal Outdoor Patio Program?
The Seasonal Outdoor Patio Policy regulates the use of public lands and provides general criteria for seasonal outdoor patio seating areas within the City of Leduc.  

What public land is a business allowed to use?  
Seasonal outdoor patios allow local businesses to extend their seating area into City owned property, including public sidewalks, road right-of-way, boulevards, street parking spaces, parks, and parking lots owner or leased by the City.   

What qualifies as a seasonal outdoor patio?  
A seasonal outdoor patio is intended to allow local businesses to provide outdoor seating to patrons on public land situated beside their building.  

Who can apply for a seasonal outdoor patio program?  
Any business in the City of Leduc can apply to participate in the seasonal outdoor patio program.

I was approved for a seasonal outdoor patio this year, will I need to reapply to participate next year?
Yes. Businesses interested in operating an outdoor seasonal patio will need to reapply to the city for a new license each calendar year. There is no fee for application, but this allows the city to review for any changes and help make sure there are no conflicts with road construction/maintenance.