Applications for the temporary Active Sidewalks program are closed. This program has been replaced with the Active Patio Program.
The Active Sidewalks, Open Businesses program aimed to minimize any negative impact faced as businesses adapted to COVID-19 guidelines. It allowed food and beverage business in Burnaby to apply to temporarily add outdoor seating or expand into outdoor spaces for restaurant seating, merchant displays or pick-up/drop-off kiosks or customer queing.
The Active Sidewalks program launched in 2020 and ended on October 31, 2022. This program has now been replaced with the Active Patio Program.