Road Allowance Permit Applications
These permits apply only to businesses in the former City of Toronto and former Borough of East York. For businesses in other former municipalities please contact the Municipal Licensing & Standards District Office.
Business operators may apply for
a Road Allowance permit to establish:
Where to apply for a Road Allowance Permit?
To obtain a Road Allowance Permit or further information, please contact:
The Road Allowance Unit
East York Civic Centre
850 Coxwell Avenue, Third Floor
Toronto, ON M4C 5R1
Information line: 416-392-6700
Fax number: 416-338-7225
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Please make your application in person and bring the following:
- Applicant must present two (2) pieces of government issued identification
- Valid photo - Provincial driver's licence; Provincial health card; or Canadian passport
- Work status - Canadian passport/citizenship card/birth certificate; Permanent resident card; Work permit; or S.I.N. card
- All required completed documents and payments
Road Allowance Permit Application Forms
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Applicable City Bylaws
Do you need a Business Licence?
You may be required to obtain a business licence as well as a Road Allowance permit to operate your business.
For further information and assistance, please contact the Licence Application and Renewal Unit.
Municipal Licensing & Standards District Offices
Scarborough District Office:
Scarborough Civic Centre,
150 Borough Drive
|North York District Office:
North York Civic Centre,
5100 Yonge Street
|Toronto and East York District:
45 Strachan Avenue
|Etobicoke York District Office:
2 Civic Centre Court,
For all inquiries, please dial 311.