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Entrance Approval Applications

Application for Entrance Approval Procedures

An “Entrance Approval” application is received by the Permit Administrator in the CPI department at the counter. The applicant should be the owner of the property for which the entrance is being requested. If the applicant is not the owner then a signed document issued by the owner indicating the authority of the applicant as a representative of the owner in the matter of the entrance approval must accompany the application.

Where can I apply for?

The Town of East Gwillimbury

Community Infrastructure & Environmental Services Department (on the first floor)

19000 Leslie Street, Sharon, L0G 1V0

What is an Application for Entrance Approval?

An Application for Entrance Approval is a process by which the Town investigates requests for entrances onto Town roads. It is imperative that the Town staff research and investigate applications for entrance approval to ensure the proper construction of the entranceway and culvert/drainage works associated with the project as well as to ensure proper location of the entrance in regards to line of sight and other traffic control & safety considerations.

How can I apply for an Entrance Approval?

1. Fill out the prescribed Application for Entrance Approval,

2. Submit the completed Form to the Permit Administrator in the CPI department at the counter in person.

3. The Permit Administrator reviews the accuracy and completion of the form,

4. The application will then be forwarded to the Roads division for project evaluation and requirements

5. The Roads division representative will contact the applicant to discuss the project and outline any associated costs.

6. All work required to be done that is located on Town property will be performed by the Town with the expense billed back to the applicant.

7. The requirements and associated costs of each application are site specific and construction of the entrance must be paid in full to the Town prior to any work being started.


Each Application for Entrance Approval will be unique therefore the costs associated with the individual projects must be determined on a case by case basis. The various costs will be associated with but not limited to the following:

  • Town staff and equipment or contracted services as required
  • Aggregate and fill requirements
  • Culverts and associated drainage works requirements.
  • Finishing materials requirements