City of Burnaby Extends Patio/Business Program For 1 More Year
October 22 – Today, the City of Burnaby announced it was extending it “Active Sidewalks, Open Businesses” program until October 31, 2021, an additional full year.
The Burnaby Board of Trade applauds City staff, as well as Mayor and Council, for this move to support retailers and restaurants in our city.
This program is a simple, expedited process to assist local businesses to operate safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Burnaby businesses can apply to temporarily (until October 31, 2021), add outdoor seating or otherwise expand into adjacent outdoor spaces. The extra space can be used for patio seating, for product displays, for customer line-ups, or other creative uses.