The City of San Rafael (in California, USA) has approved a permanent parklet program, to replace their temporary COVID-19 outdoor dining program. Fees have been set as:
- US$2,000 application fee (~ AU$2,850)
- US$2,000 deposit (refunded upon removal)
- US$3,600 annual rental fee (~ AU$5,150)
Comparison with Yarra
San Raphael’s parklet fee of US$3,600 / AU$5,150 per year is similar to Yarra’s fee of $5,000 per year on primary roads such as Smith Street, Gertrude Street or Brunswick Street.
Published 4th July 2022