Guest garden

The service point for guest garden applications assists with the application for a guest garden.

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Who do I contact if I want to operate a guest garden?

If you want to operate a guest garden on public property, please contact City Adminstrative Group MA III - Planning, Building Law and Technical Infrastructure Management - Coordination office for building applications and guest gardens. It is the central coordination and acceptance point for gastronomers.

Which permits are necessary for a guest garden?

In Innsbruck, you need at least three permits from different authorities to operate a guest garden:

  • Permit by the operating authorities
  • Permit from the real estate affairs
  • Permit from the road traffic authority

You may also need other permits, for example based on the Tyrolean Building Code or the City and Local Image Protection Act.

As a rule, you do not need all of these permits for every extension or modification of the guest garden.

How and where do I apply for a guest garden?

You can apply for a guest garden using the online form at the service point for guest garden applications.

What documents are required for the application?

In the info sheet guest garden application you will find all the necessary documents for an initial application, a change or an extension of the guest garden.

The staff of City Adminstrative Group MA III - Planning, Building Law and Technical Infrastructure Management - Coordination office for building applications and guest gardens.. will check the applications for completeness before submitting them and will accept the required documents and evidence. If any documents are missing, you will be notified immediately.

What is the process for a guest garden application?

You can find a simplified description of the process in the information sheet Gastgartenansuchen.

What rules apply to the operation of a guest garden?

You can find an overview of the rules for the operation of a guest garden in the information sheet Guest Garden Application. You will also be informed of further rules and requirements in the respective notices issued by the authorities.

How much does it cost to operate a guest garden?

Depending on the zone in which your guest garden is located, different rental fees are charged. You can find a list of these in the information sheet for guest garden applications.

Last updated 09.12.2022