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;