You can also apply for a Sidewalk Sale permit in person by completing the Sidewalk Sale application form and submitting it to a Right-of-Way Management District office in your ward.
Only owners/occupants of the ground floor of the building designated for commercial/industrial purposes qualify to have a sidewalk sale.
Once you decide to have a sidewalk sale, you must advise the City of your proposal at least eight weeks before the actual date of your event. This will ensure that sufficient sidewalk or boulevard space to accommodate your display stand(s) so as not to impede pedestrian traffic.
You can pay the permit fee by cash or cheque or money order payable to the Treasurer, City of Toronto. We also accept Debit, Visa, MasterCard or American Express.
|Description||Application Fee||Permit Fee|
|Sidewalk Sale (per event, max 4 days)||$113.50 + HST per application||$340.48 + HST per event|
All fees are subject to an annual inflationary increase based on the City’s User Fee Policy and change without prior notice.
If the City of Toronto grants permission to hold the sidewalk sale, the applicant will be responsible for the costs associated in carrying out the following items:
The application for a sidewalk sale can be denied if an objection cannot be resolved under the following situations:
The applicant has the right to appeal the refusal of the application by writing to Community Council outlining the reasons why the application meets the criteria of the by-law.