A Temporary Encroachment Permit is required to temporarily occupy the City's right of way for various activities. These permits ensure safety measures are in place to protect the public, and, to ensure the safety of pedestrian and vehicular movement.
A Temporary Encroachment Permit may be required for construction related activities, outdoor patios, and customer service boxes.
Construction related: Applicants are construction companies, contractors or residents requiring the right of way for the temporary placement of containers, stockpiling materials, and vehicles used in the construction process
Outdoor Patio: Applicants are business operators using the sidewalk space adjacent to the place of business as an outdoor patio.
Customer Service Boxes: provide free or paid publications to customers from independent boxes situated on the City's right-of-way.
For further information on encroachment permits, including the current fees, please call 613-580-2424, ext. 16000.