Apply online for a permit to close or partially occupy a street for a special event.

 

If you are planning to temporarily close the street fully or partially to occupy a curblane, sidewalk or boulevard for a race, run, walk or festival, you must apply for a Street Closure Permit in accordance with City of Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 743, Use of Streets and Sidewalks.

The Street Closure Permit gives you permission to have the street closed to vehicular traffic for up to four days as long as local access for residents and emergency vehicles is maintained while you hold your event.

A report is required to be submitted to Community Council for City Council’s approval under the following conditions:

  • Motor vehicle race on the road;
  • road is closed for more than four days;
  • event requires the closure of an expressway; and
  • there is an irresolvable objection.

You can also apply in-person for a permit to close or partially occupy a street for a special event, by completing and submitting the Temporary Street Closure Application Form