A new bylaw for sidewalk cafes and marketing displays will come into effect on September 1, 2019. Learn more about updated fees and regulations for existing permit holders and changes to permit application process.

In Toronto (with the exception of Scarborough), businesses can apply for a sidewalk cafe permit or encroachment agreement to allow them to have an outdoor patio.

Sidewalk Patio Etobicoke/York

Restaurant/cafe owners can apply for a sidewalk patio encroachment to allow them to serve on the sidewalk In Etobicoke/York.

Sidewalk Patio North York

Restaurant/cafe owners can apply for a sidewalk patio encroachment to allow them to serve on the sidewalk in North York.

Sidewalk Patio Toronto/East York

Restaurant/cafe owners can apply for a sidewalk patio encroachment to allow them to serve on the sidewalk In Toronto/East York.