Sec. 13-302.  Purpose.


It is found and declared that sidewalk cafés promote the public interest by:


a.         Making downtown Norfolk an active and attractive pedestrian environment;


b.         Providing the opportunity for creative, colorful, pedestrian-focused commercial activities on a day/night and seasonal basis;


c.         Encouraging commercial activities which add excitement, charm, vitality, diversity, and good design to downtown Norfolk; and


d.         Encouraging the up-grading of store fronts and the development of compatible and well-designed elements within downtown Norfolk.


Source:  Ord. No. 5614, § 1, 05-06-19;