Application for Construction Encroachment

This application is required for any work to be completed on or below a Regional road allowance. Construction encroachment permits are valid for a period of three months following the approval date on the permit.

Processing time is a minimum of 14 business days from the date of application.

If you have any questions about this form, or need help completing it, contact us at 905-980-6000 ext. 3267 or 3426.

Construction encroachment restoration specifications

* = Required

Applicant Information


Construction Encroachment Fees

Permit Type Time of application Fee Select
No pavement cut Before construction begins $275.00 + $82.00 (inspection fee)
After construction begins $550.00 + all applicable per visit inspection fees ($82.00 each)
With pavement cut Before construction begins $550.00 + inspection fee
After construction begins $1,100.00 + all applicable per visit inspection fees
Local Area Municipal Access Agreements - emergency repair Permit obtained within 30 days N/A
Permit obtained after 30 days $275.00 to $550 + all applicable per visit inspection fees

Work Information

Supporting Documents

Attach any supporting documentation that is relevant. Only PDF, JPG, DOC(X), XLS(X), PNG, TXT files allowed only. No more than 5 MB file size, 10 MB total.

Application Guidelines

  • A plan or sketch must accompany this application, showing details and the location of the proposed works (must show nearest intersection)
  • A current certificate of liability insurance in the amount of at least $1,000,000 to $10,000,000 naming Niagara Region as an additional named insured. This certificate must accompany the application. The amount will be specified by the Region.
  • Provide all related drawings and a signed Certificate of Insurance form by emailing specifying the permit type and applicant name in the subject line.

Personal Information and Privacy

Any personal information or personal health information submitted in writing will be collected, used and disclosed by members of Regional Council and Regional staff in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act or the Personal Health Information Protection Act, where applicable.

Freedom of Information

Any information you share will be used only for the intended purpose for which it was provided. If you have any questions, email or call 905-980-6000 ext. 3779.

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