11-09-2014Jason Moore

This season, Palma City Council is going to step up its inspections and controls of bar and restaurant terraces and fines are going to be increased.On one hand, the easing of the rules and regulations to enable more bars and restaurants to open terraces in the city centre has been welcomed, but on the other, certain sections of society have complained about the invasion of pavements and boulevards and the noise.
So, Palma City Council has decided that this season, it is going to step up its inspections and enforce the law governing terraces.
The Councillor for  Public Works, Irene San Gil, has explained that any bar or restaurant found to be infringing  the  law will first be given an official  warning but, should the establishment fail to respond, then it will be hit with a fine of between 150 and 3,000 euros.
One of the areas which the inspectors will be paying special attention to is the actual area the terraces cover.
Gil said that one thing is how many square metres an establishment reserves with the council, but on many occasions, it is a different matter when it comes to the actual area used as a terrace.

Comments

The content of comment is the opinion of users and netizens and not of mallorcadailybulletin.com.

Comments contrary to laws, which are libellous, illegal or harmful to others are not permitted');

mallorcadailybulletin.com - reserves the right to remove any inappropriate comments.

Warning

Please remember that you are responsible for everything that you write and that data which are legally required can be made available to the relevant public authorities and courts; these data being name, email, IP of your computer as well as information accessible through the systems.

* Mandatory fields

Currently there are no comments.