Street and Public Place Use Permit

What needs a Street and Public Place Use Permit?

  • Road, lane or sidewalk closures
  • Placement or parking of any building materials, tools or machinery
  • Parking of any vehicle for longer than the posted limit
  • Loading or unloading material, machinery, or equipment
  • Construction or excavation on a public space
  • Utility excavations

Requirements for a Street and Public Place Use Permit:

  • Submit application a minimum of 2 business days prior to project start date for review
  • Active business licence with the Town of Banff
  • Sketch of proposed closure detailing location and where signage will be placed
  • Traffic control and safety plan drawing
  • Read Street and Public Place Use Terms and Conditions at the back of the application and sign at the bottom
Sidewalk Closure

Please note: Street and Public Place Use Permit is not valid unless signed and paid for in full 24 hours in advance. Payment accepted by credit card (Visa or Master), debit, cheque or cash

Permit Application form:

Submit Application to:

Email the Engineering Department

In person: Banff Town Hall
110 Bear Street
PO Box 1260
T1L 1A1

Special Event Road Closures

Event road closures are managed by the destination events coordinator. Find out more information about special event road closures, applications and guidelines.

Sidewalk Seating/Cafe Permits

Sidewalk Seating/Cafe Permits are managed by the planning department. Call 403.762.1215 for details.

Busking Permits

ID required. Submit applications in person at Banff Town Hall. Call 403.762.1200 for details.