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What is the procedure to close a street temporarily for construction or emergency purposes?
Please contact the Transportation Division of the Engineering Services Department at 519-759-1350. The requester is to submit a Temporary Road Closure Application – Construction Form which may be obtained from the Engineering Services Department or downloaded from the City’s website. For construction closures, at least 10 working days notice is required. Details with respect to the temporary road closure relating to the proposed date and time period, limits of the road closure and reason for the road closure, etc. need to be provided on the form. As well, the following documentation must be received by the Engineering Services Department before approval can be provided for the temporary road closure: 1. Certificate of Insurance in the minimum amount of $2,000,000 naming the “Corporation of the City of Brantford” as an additional insured. 2. Copy of written notification to residents/businesses abutting the affected road section informing the residents/businesses of the proposed closure.
How does my company obtain an Oversized Vehicle Permit to operate vehicles on City streets?
Please provide a request to the Engineering Department for an Oversized Vehicle Permit either by fax (519-754-0724) or by letter to the Engineering Department. The City will require a Certificate of Insurance with Commercial General Liability coverage in the minimum amount of $2,000,000 per occurrence and naming “The Corporation of the City of Brantford” as an Additional Insured. Once the required documentation has been received, the requesting company will receive a letter from the Engineering Department, which will allow the company to operate oversized vehicles within the boundaries of the City of Brantford.
What is the procedure to close a street temporarily for a street party or special event?
Please contact the Transportation Division of the Engineering Services Department at 519-759-1350. The event organizer is to submit a written request for the temporary road closure to the Engineering Services Department a minimum of 30 days prior to the event. The request should contain details on date and time period, limits of the road closure and reason for the road closure. As well, a Temporary Road Closure Application form must be submitted which may be obtained from the Engineering Services Department or downloaded from the City’s website.
What documents or information need to be provided with the Temporary Street Closure Application Form to close a street temporarily for a street party or special event?
The following documents must be attached and submitted with the Temporary Street Closure Application Form before approval can be given for a temporary street closure: 1. Certificate of Insurance with Commercial General Liability coverage in the minimum amount of $2,000,000 per occurrence and naming “The Corporation of the City of Brantford” as an Additional Insured 2. A copy of the written notification to residents/businesses abutting the proposed road closure 3. Fire Route Plan (6.0m wide traffic aisle included) approved by the Brantford Fire Department 4. Notification of Business Improvement Area (BIA) (required for events held in Downtown area)