Permit issued for consumption of alcohol in designated areas in Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY —  A permit has been issued at the request of the City Council to allow consumption of alcohol in designated areas for diners who purchase food and alcoholic beverages.

This permit will greatly assist local business by increasing opportunities for outdoor dining within designated areas within Public Square and at the State Street Park
entrance in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The designated areas include: Public Square Park, the Furniture Zone on all
sidewalks within Public Square, in Lachenauer Plaza and in a portion of Thompson Park at the intersection of State Street and Park Drive, during the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. daily.

For further information or questions, contact the City Manager’s Office at 785-7730.