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Right-of-way

Café permits, Patio permits, and Vending on the right of way

Over-dimensional vehicle permit

A permit is required in order to operate an over-dimensional vehicle on City Streets.  Over-dimensional vehicles are those that meet or exceed the following dimensions: 

  • Height: 13’-6’ (4.15m)
  • Width: 8’-6” (2.6m)
  • Length: 68’-9” (21m)
  • Weight: 140,000 lbs (63,500kg)

Approximate cost

  • Annual: $320.00
  • Project (up to 6 months): $242.00
  • Single Trip: $98.00
  • Single Trip - Super Load $775.00

Approximate timeline

  • 10  business days

Permit requirements

  • Application Form
  • Fee

Who to contact

Right of Way Permit Office, 613-580-2424, ext. 16000 or 3-1-1

Where to apply

Right of Way Permit Office, 100 Constellation Drive, 6 East, or electronically at ROW_Permit_Office@Ottawa.ca

Temporary construction-related encroachment permit

Temporary Construction-related Encroachment Permits are issued to clients undertaking a private property project requiring the use of City road allowance in order to store materials and/or stage part of their work. 

Approximate cost

  • Processing fee: $62.00
  • Rental on boulevard: $ 0.69/m2/day
  • Rental on sidewalk/roadway: $ 1.60/m2/day
  • Minimum rental charge: $ 32.00 daily

Approximate timeline

  • Five working days and may require additional time if a  traffic management plan is required

Permit requirements

  • Application Form
  • Fee

Who to contact

Right of Way Permit Office, 613-580-2424, ext. 16000 or call 3-1-1

Where to apply

Right of Way Permit Office, 100 Constellation Drive, 6 East, or electronically at ROW_Permit_Office@Ottawa.ca