Application Process for Community Special Events and Equipment Rentals

A permit is required for outdoor Community Special Events (for more than 250 people) on city-owned property.  If your permit application is approved, our staff will provide advice and help you access the municipal services your event requires.

A summary of permit and licence application timelines

If you are planning an outdoor event for less than 250 people, please contact 905-874-BOOK to reserve space for your event. 

Application Process

Step 1

Complete the Community Event Permit application form.

The application form prompts you to consider what services your event will require and provides our staff with the information they need to understand your event.

Step 2

Submit the form according to the directions it provides.

Applications should be submitted at least 60 days prior to your event, to allow sufficient time for processing.
Please note that applications received with less than 30 days’ notice will not be considered.

Step 3

A representative will contact you to discuss the details of your event.

Step 4 (optional)

You may request equipment to support your event.  

Submit the form according to the directions it provides, and a representative will contact you to discuss available inventory.

Community Event Equipment Request Form 

Please note that this equipment is not available for use on private property, and not all equipment is suitable for all locations.