Participants in the Open Restaurants program interested in providing comfort heating for their customers in outdoor dining areas have three options:

  • Electric radiant heaters will be allowed in sidewalk and roadway seating setups. For full guidance from the Department of Buildings, click here.
  • Natural gas radiant heaters will be allowed on the sidewalk only. For full guidance from the Department of Buildings, click here. Natural gas radiant heaters must also comply with the Fire Code.
  • Portable heaters fueled by propane will be allowed on the sidewalk only. Propane heating will be regulated by the Fire Department, with requirements for safe handling, use and storage. For full guidance from the Fire Department, click here.

Read the press release here for the full details and process. Food service establishments with private outdoor dining spaces may use heating devices subject to the applicable guidance from FDNY and/or DOB.

有興趣為戶外用餐區的顧客提供舒適取暖的開放餐廳計劃的參與者有以下三種選擇:
  • 人行道和道路座位設置中將允許使用電子輻射加熱器。 有關建築部的完整指導,請單擊此處
  • 只能在人行道上使用天然氣輻射加熱器。 有關建築部的完整指導,請單擊此處。 天然氣輻射加熱器還必須符合《防火規範》。
  • 丙烷供暖的便攜式加熱器只能在人行道上使用。 丙烷的加熱將由消防部門管理,並具有安全處理,使用和儲存的要求。 有關消防部門的完整指導,請單擊此處

具有私人戶外用餐空間的餐飲服務場所可以使用加熱設備,但要遵循FDNY和/或DOB的適用指南。