Transportation & Environmental Services

Road Services Technician

City of St. Catharines
PO Box 3012, 50 Church St.
St. Catharines, ON L2R 7C2

Tel: 905.688.5601 x1639

Fax: 905-641-4450

TTY: 905.688.4TTY (4889)


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Road & Sidewalk Occupancy Permits


Road and sidewalk occupancy permits are available to any resident, business, contractor, etc who wishes to occupy all or a portion of the sidewalk / road to perform work. Using a dumpster falls under road / sidewalk permits.

The applicant must provide a minimum of $5-million liability insurance with The Corporation of the City of St. Catharines named as co-insured or additional insured.


Applicants must provide information about the location where the work will take place, dates and times the permit will be required, a description of the purpose of the work including how much sidewalk / road will be needed.  

A legible diagram of the work area including all necessary measurement, is required and in some cases a traffic / pedestrian protection and control plan in accordance to the Ontario Health and Safety Act and the Ontario Traffic Manual, Book 7, Temporary Conditions will need to be submitted for review.

The completed application form should be signed and faxed to the attention of the Road Services Technician.

Download the application for a Road and Sidewalk Occupancy Permit


There is no cost for the permit. Permits for Regional roads must be approved by the Niagara Region.

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