Norfolk Outdoor Spaces celebrates our city’s many forms of open spaces as invaluable opportunities to bring communities together, support small businesses, grow our local economy and make our streets even safer and more vibrant places. Over time, this program is designed to grow to include all forms of commercial uses that desire to operate outdoors, whether it is for a weekend, a season or somewhat permanently.
Phase I of the Norfolk Outdoor Spaces program is Outdoor Dining. This includes On-Street Dining—dining spaces on the street in marked parking spaces or on City sidewalks as well as Outdoor Dining on private property.
Following are the resources that are available as we develop this program: