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Pella City Council Approves Ordinance Allowing Outdoor Seating Downtown

Posted: Sunday, July 6th, 2014 at 5:57 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News - Andrew Schneider, Jr

The Pella City Council passed an ordinance that will allow businesses to have outdoor seating in the downtown district. Planning and Zoning Director George Wesselhoft says that the project started with the Chamber of Commerce, and that the goal was to give Pella a more European feel. Business owners have to apply for a permit and the additional furniture on the sidewalk has to allow 5 feet of open sidewalk. Only tables and chairs are allowed. Click here for more details and a full list of rules.