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Traffic Control Permit

Save Time, Stay Safe, Apply and Pay Online!

Apply for your Traffic Control Permit online with the City’s My Permits Portal. The portal allows you to register, apply for your permit, view your permit status and pay online by credit card.

Fees and Process for Lane Closure Requests

A non-refundable fee of $107 for the first week and $53 per additional week is required for all Traffic Control Permits (previously known as Lane Closure Requests) to help cover administration and inspection costs.

You will be sent an invoice on receipt of your completed form and the application will be assessed after payment is received. Existing fees for noise variances, signage requirements and hooding parking meters will also continue to be applied. If you applied online, your case will be reviewed by Burnaby Traffic department and you will be notified if you need to pay a fee for your application to be assessed. You can view and pay your invoice by logging into My Permits Portal.

No person shall close a street, or portion thereof, or restrict or divert traffic, without authorization from the City of Burnaby as per the City’s Street and Traffic Bylaw. Any construction zone on a roadway must conform to regulations outlined in the Traffic Control Manual for Work on Roadways.

Submitting Your Request

Apply online through My Permits Portal and track your application by logging into the portal. Alternatively, you can apply here or download and print your Traffic Control Permit request form.

Requests can be submitted in person during office hours, 8:00 AM to 4:45 PM Monday to Friday at the City’s Engineering Department or e-mailed to the Traffic Department at For more information please call Engineering General Enquiries at 604-294-7460.

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