Waterford City & County Council opens applications for Fáilte Ireland’s new ‘Outdoor dining enhancement scheme’, today April 12th 2021.
This scheme is open to attractions, hotels, restaurants, cafes, public houses and other establishments where food is sold for consumption on the premises.
Applicants can apply for a grant of up to €4,000 for up to 75% of the ex VAT cost of equipment purchased. Eligible expenditure will include: outdoor tables, chairs, umbrellas, electric heaters, screens, wind breakers, plant stands and wooden platforms.
Expenditure must have been incurred between 1st April 2020 and 30th September 2021.
The provider of the hospitality offering must hold a section 254 licence in accordance with section 254 of Planning and Development Act 2000.
No fees will be applied for the 254 licence in 2021.