Toronto Pearson is Canada’s busiest airport and safety is a primary goal. To support this goal, Airport Zoning Regulations (AZRs) have been implemented.
AZRs assist in:
Aerial devices—any vehicle-mounted or self-propelled device, telescoping extensible or articulating, or both, which is primarily designed to position personnel or equipment at height—may be required to perform work on structures within the airport’s obstacle assessment area. In order for Toronto Pearson to assess whether an aerial device is within permissible parameters, please fill out and submit the crane permit form below.
There are three methods for determining whether a crane location requires a permit:
If you are building a new structure or altering an existing structure, land use approvals are necessary from both Toronto Pearson and NavCanada before a crane operation permit can be issued. Visit NavCanada’s website for more on their land use program.