Cabarets Ordinance

The City of White Plains cabaret ordinance governs the operation of cabarets in the City. Cabarets are permitted only within the Central Business District of the City and in areas zoned as Light Industrial (CB-1, CB-2, CB-3, CB-4, UR-4, and LI). "Cabarets" is a Special Permit Use that requires approval by the White Plains Common Council.

City of White Plains Cabarets Ordinance (PDF)

City of White Plains Cabarets Zoning Ordinance (PDF)

Procedure for Obtaining a Special Permit for a Cabaret (PDF)

Live Musical Entertainment Permit for accessory cabarets wishing to sell tickets in advance or charge a fee inside the premises for live musical entertainment. Permit applications shall be submitted at least ten (10) days in advance of the scheduled performance. The completed form may be emailed to us or faxed to (914) 422-6122.