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Application for Licence of Occupation

Complete this form to apply to install a structure/permit an encroachment on Town-owned property.

Please review the Licence of Occupation Policy to familiarize yourself with the rules and regulations prior to getting started.


Please ensure that your application contains the following information:

  • Seasonal (summer) pictures of the developed lands, or lands to be developed, where applicable.
  • A detailed sketch or site plan, “to scale”, which clearly shows the following:
    • The location and measurements of all existing and/or proposed structures/encroachments on the benefitting property;
    • the location and measurements of all existing and/or proposed structures/encroachments on the Town’s property;
    • the distance from the structures/encroachments to the abutting lot lines and from the shore line (where applicable);
    • existing and proposed vegetation; 
    • driveways and paths; 
    • Copy of registered transfer or deed detailing ownership of benefitting property; and
    • Letter of authorization if an agent is acting on your behalf (where necessary).

Notes for Applicant

  • There may be additional approvals (i.e., building permit, etc.) and additional fees and charges (i.e., building permit fees) associated with any encroachment approved in conjunction with this application;
  • A Licence of Occupation Application will be considered expired if it has been inactive for a period of six (6) months from date of receipt of the complete application;
  • Completion of the proposed work is to be completed within one (1) year from the date of the signed agreement;
  • Two (2) million dollar liability insurance naming the Town as an additional insured will be required;
  • A copy of the agreement will be forwarded to the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC).
  • Have your credit card ready for payment at the end of the application
    • $678.00 application fee
    • $1,234.00 annual fee to paid upon executing of the agreement.
  • Have your roll number and the legal description of the property prior to beginning the application. This information can be found on your Property Tax bill.
  • If you do not know the Roll Number or the legal description of the property, please use our digital mapping system to look up the property: 

Please note that once a decision has been made by Clerk’s staff or Committee/Council, the Town will prepare the Licence of Occupation Agreement and forward to the Licencee for signature together with a request for a prorated portion of the annual licence fee payable.

The annual Licence Fee and proof of current liability insurance is due on or before January 1st of each year thereafter during the term of the Licence Agreement.

Applicant Information

Municipal and Legal Address of Benefitting Property

Geographic Township