Temporary Lane & Sidewalk Occupancy Permit
If you require short-term occupancy of sidewalks or lanes of a roadway, you first need a Temporary Lane and Sidewalk Occupancy Permit from the City of Hamilton. This ensures proper approvals and compliance requirements are met to keep the public safe on all City roads and sidewalks.
Applying for a Temporary Lane & Sidewalk Occupancy Permit
- Complete the Temporary Lane & Sidewalk Occupancy Permit Application
- Please provide a minimum of 5 days notice.
Temporary Full Road Closure Permits
You need a Temporary Road Closure Permit when occupancy of a full roadway or one full direction of traffic on a roadway is blocked for more than three to five minutes.
Applying for a temporary road closure permit
Complete the following application:
- Road Closure Application – Construction Related Works (PDF, 214 KB)
2021 Permit fee is $1,519.90 (no GST). Permit fee subject to change annually.
- Road Closure Application – Filming or Special Events (PDF, 191 KB)
2021 Permit fee is $707.10 (no GST). Permit fees subject to change annually.
You can pay for the permit by cheque or credit card (PDF, 1.15 MB). Make cheques payable to the City of Hamilton.
Oversize Truck Permits
If you want to operate an oversized or overweight truck on City roads, you need an Oversize Permit and proper liability insurance.
Applying for an oversize truck permit for an oversized or overweight truck
Please note that it may take up to 5 business days for standard oversize applications. All overweight applications may require additional review time
Commercial and High-density Residential Access Permits
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