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Driveway Widening Guide in the Greater Toronto Area

A larger driveway has several advantages. It can reduce the stress of constantly moving cars to accommodate members of your household. It is always good practice to make sure the size of your driveway extension falls within your city or town's by-law regulation. We have provided a brief summary of the driveway by-laws in the cities we service. Requiring a permit will determine the time frame of your project. In cities where a permit is not required a driveway extension can be done in as little as one day. If you want to construct a driveway wider your city or town limit, you can request a minor variance. 

 

Cities

In the City of Toronto, a permit is required to replace or widen a driveway.

City Of Toronto

City Of Mississauga

You can use the property information tool and the residential driveway information sheet to determine the maximum driveway width allowed for your home.

City Of Brampton

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Town Of Oakville

In the Town of Oakville, a permit is required to replace or widen a driveway.

In the City of Vaughan, a permit is required to replace or widen a driveway.

City Of Vaughan

City Of Burlington

In the City of Burlington, a permit is required to widen a driveway.