NYC restaurant owners are expressing frustration over seemingly last-minute outdoor dining rule changes enacted by the city that are costing them thousands of dollars to make the adjustments, the New York Times reports.

When outdoor dining got underway on June 22, owners worked quickly to be in compliance with the rules created by the city’s transportation department, which included having barriers between outdoor seats and the street that were a maximum of five feet apart. Last week though, the transportation department added new guidelines that required these barriers to be at least 18-inches thick, a requirement that wasn’t initially specified.

Restaurateurs are frazzled over last-minute changes to outdoor dining rules

NYC restaurant owners are expressing frustration over seemingly last-minute outdoor dining rule changes enacted by the city that are costing them thousands of dollars to make the adjustments, the New York Times reports .

When outdoor dining got underway on […]

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