Dining with Dogs

Council Ruling


As per city council, August 18, 2015

Any food establishment with an outdoor eating area may apply for a variance waiving the prohibition against dogs on premises of a food establishment. The variance to allow dogs on the premises of a food establishment's outdoor patio area will be granted if the City Environmental Health Division determines a health hazard or nuisance will not result. The establishment must pay a non-refundable application fee of two hundred ($200) dollars. A variance granted under this section is nontransferable and shall be reviewed biannually.

These signs shall be issued by the Environmental Health department upon granting of the variance.
Dog Access sign

Variance Approvals

The following establishment have received variance approval for allowing dogs in designated areas on the premises.
  • Railyard
  • Sean Patricks
  • Ivar's River Pub