Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 608 - Parks

Section 608-13 Camping and lodging

Unless authorized by permit, no person shall dwell, camp or lodge in a park.

  • Camping is allowed by permit on Toronto Snake Island by non-profit children's groups (ex. Scouts, Girl Guides and youth groups only). They may obtain a one time permit by calling the Parks, Forestry & Recreation (PF&R) permit line.

Section 608-14 Tents and structures Unless authorized by permit, no person shall place, install, attach or erect a temporary or permanent tent, structure or shelter at, in or to a park.

If you have concerns about individuals sleeping in a City park during prohibited times (12:01 a.m. to 5:30 a.m.) or individuals camping in a City park, contact Municipal Licensing & Standards Waste & Parks Enforcement.

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