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Apply for a road occupancy permit

All public service counters in the City are currently closed. We’re still accepting ROP applications via email at tw.counter@mississauga.ca. You can also call us at 905-615-4950 on weekdays, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Before applying for a ROP you must determine whether or not the activities authorized by the permit are essential business, as stated in Schedule 2 of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act.

If you’re planning to occupy, obstruct or close a City road, sidewalk or boulevard (also called a right-of-way) due to a special event or construction, you’ll need a road occupancy permit (ROP).

You may also need a park access permit to perform work such as stockpiling, staging and access within a City park.

There are four types of ROP:

If you’re occupying a City’s right-of-way for construction, engineering investigation, alteration of roadway or City equipment, complex construction or secondary hydro connection, or temporary occupation such as a mobile crane, you’ll need to apply for a general ROP.

Your requested start date should be at least seven business days before you submit your permit application. Please allow for an extended review period for applications including complex construction and alteration of road.

Your application should include:

  • A completed General ROP Application Form
  • A Construction Certificate of Insurance showing:
    • General liability insurance minimum coverage $5 million
    • Automobile insurance minimum coverage $5 million
    • No XCU exclusion
    • Sudden and accidental pollution liability
    • For storage on City’s right-of-way: general liability insurance minimum coverage $2 million
    • The original stamp and signature of the insurance company

For more information about your application, see our permit application checklist.

If you need help with your application call us on 905-615-4950 or email tw.counter@mississauga.ca.

How to submit your application

You can submit your application via email to tw.counter@mississauga.ca, or via mail, fax or in person at the Transportation and Works Customer Service Counter, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Transportation and Works Customer Service Counter (1st floor)
3185 Mavis Road
Mississauga, ON L5C 1T7
Phone: 905-615-4950
Fax: 905-615-3172

If you’re planning a special event, like a parade, and it will obstruct or occupy a City road, sidewalk or boulevard, you’ll need to apply for a special events ROP.

This includes requests for temporary road closures.

Applications must be submitted at least 12 weeks before the event.

Your application should include:

For more information about your application, see our permit application checklist.

If you need help with your application call us on 905-615-3200 ext.3638 or email traffic.permits@mississauga.ca.

How to submit your application

You can submit your application via email to traffic.permits@mississauga.ca, or via mail, fax or in person at the Transportation and Works Customer Service Counter, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Transportation and Works – Traffic Operations Section
3185 Mavis Road
Mississauga, Ontario L5C 1T7
Phone: 905-615-3200 ext.3638
Fax: 905-615-5583

If you are occupying the City’s right-of-way to complete work on water, sanitary or stormwater systems, you’ll need to apply for a service connection ROP.

All construction work on City of Mississauga property must be performed by a City qualified contractor or sub-contractor. To become a approved contractor call 905-615-4950 or email tw.counter@mississauga.ca.

Your requested start date should be at least seven business days before you submit your permit application.

Your application should include:

For more information about your application, see our permit application checklist.

If you need help with your application call us on 905-615-4950 or email tw.counter@mississauga.ca.

How to submit your application

You can submit your application via email to tw.counter@mississauga.ca, or via mail, fax or in person at the Transportation and Works Customer Service Counter, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Transportation and Works Customer Service Counter (1st floor)
3185 Mavis Road
Mississauga, ON L5C 1T7
Phone: 905-615-4950
Fax: 905-615-3172

If you’re a utility company occupying the City’s right-of-way to complete work on utility infrastructure, you’ll need to apply for a utility ROP.

Your requested start date should be at least seven business days before you submit your permit application.

Your application should include:

  • A completed copy of the Utility ROP Application Form
  • A Construction Certificate of Insurance showing:
    • General liability insurance minimum coverage $5 million
    • Automobile insurance minimum coverage $5 million
    • No XCU exclusion
    • Sudden and accidental pollution liability
    • The original stamp and signature of the insurance company

For more information about your application, see our permit application checklist.

If you need help with your application call us on 905-615-4950 or email tw.counter@mississauga.ca.

How to submit your application

You can submit your application via email to tw.counter@mississauga.ca, or via mail, fax or in person at the Transportation and Works Customer Service Counter, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Transportation and Works Customer Service Counter (1st floor)
3185 Mavis Road
Mississauga, ON L5C 1T7
Phone: 905-615-4950
Fax: 905-615-3172

Public Utilities Coordination Committee

Mississauga’s Public Utilities Coordination Committee (PUCC) connects the City to utility companies during utility service infrastructure work on City roads, including gas lines, fibre-optic cable and pipes.

The PUCC aims to reduce the impact of work on residents, traffic and other construction projects and to identify opportunities to collaborate.

For more information, email us at puccadmin@mississauga.ca.

Fees

Permit fees are based on the type and range of work. Check the Transportation and Works section of the General Fees and Charges By-law to calculate how much your permit might cost.

Refundable deposits, maintenance, restoration and combined fees (no split payments) can be paid by certified cheque or bank draft.

If no other securities are required non-refundable fees can be paid by:

  • Debit
  • Certified Cheque
  • Money Order
  • VISA
  • American Express
  • Mastercard
  • Cash (exact amount)

Certified cheques or money orders must be made payable to ‘City of Mississauga’.