In Toronto and East York, businesses can apply for a sidewalk cafe permit to allow them to have an outdoor patio where they can serve their menu.
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How to apply
Applicants must apply in person at the Licence & Permit Issuing Office. To apply, applicants must pay the appropriate application fee. If the permit is granted, an additional fee will charged based on where the business is located.