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If you want to sit outside the Whole Foods on P Street NW while devouring your veggie burrito, you may have to BYOC (bring your own chair). Outdoor seating has been temporarily suspended because the upscale supermarket didn’t renew its public space permit. Renewing entails a once-a-year process of coming to the permit center on North Capitol Street, paying a $200 fee plus additional rental costs, and showing compliance with the rules set forth by the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs. According to Whole Foods spokesperson Sarah Kenney, the store simply forgot. “Everything’s on track and we’re hopeful to have seating back soon,” she says. So far there haven’t been too many complaints from those customers who take their fresh-brewed organic coffees to the streets, er, sidewalks. As customer Aaron Howard explains, “It’s been a little too hot for my liking, anyway.” —Martha Pitts