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Street use permit

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24 hours a day, seven days a week using your City of Calgary myID


Costs

$17.50 (plus GST) for each calendar day.

Additional fees may include:
  • Traffic control setup fees: starts at $160 and there maybe an additional cost depending on the complexity of the setup.
  • Parking fees: Area Cost per lineal meter - Core $4.60, Downtown $3.10, and Beltline $1.55


Timelines

Minimum of four business days to process.


Related information

Temporary no parking permit

Road permits

ePermits FAQ

Registration information

 

A street use permit is required to use any City road right-of-way and is issued to reserve street space for construction, moving, or filming. This encompasses the use of a street, a sidewalk, an alley, a walkway, a back lane, a boulevard, or traffic control set-up.

How to apply

Once you register for a myID, as a citizen or business administrator, you will be able to log into ePermits to apply.

If you need help or additional explanation when using the ePermits website, please see the ePermits frequently asked questions for more information.

Regulations

The City of Calgary Street Bylaw authorizes the Traffic Engineer to issue street use permits. At the discretion of the Traffic Engineer, the street space may be used for many different reasons, such as:

  • Placement of materials (landscaping)
  • Loading or unloading materials and equipment
  • To enforce temporary no parking
    (additional Temporary no parking permit is required)
  • Placement of a garbage bin or a moving container
  • Parking for buses
  • Restricting the use of a city road right-of-way for construction activities (examples, a lane, a sidewalk, an alley or a road closure) 
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Permit costs

The following fees apply for the street use permit:

  • $17.50 (plus GST) for each calendar day.
  • Additional fees may include:
    • Traffic control setup fees: starts at $160 and there maybe an additional cost depending on the complexity of the setup.
    • Parking fees: Area Cost per lineal meter - Core $4.60, Downtown $3.10, and Beltline $1.55