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Community Use of School : Permit Process

Welcome to the YCDSB e-permit system.

Please note: In the event that school transportation is cancelled due to inclement weather, ALL evening permits are also cancelled.


Community Use of Schools will accept RENEWAL Permit Applications from existing permit holders as of January 1st, 2015 with a deadline date of January 31st, 2015.

New Applications will be accepted as of February 1st, 2015.

Seasonal permits for the 2015-2016 year may begin the week of September 21, 2015 and will end no later then the week of June 10, 2016. Weekend permits may begin September 26, 2015 and end no later then June 12, 2016.

Please keep record of the application # provided to you when you SUBMIT in order to check your status online.

Once your application has been approved, you will be contacted for payment.
For all classifications processing fees are non-refundable. A $15.00 change fee will apply for each revision initiated by Permit Holder.

Online permit application form
Grant declaration form: 2014/2015
Permit Revision/Cancellation FORM
YCDSB Centre for the Arts   

Please refer to the 2014/2015 SCHOOL CALENDAR for available permit dates.

Weekend permit holders should note the restricted availability during long weekends and weekends falling within the Christmas and March school breaks. If a special permit application is approved for these periods, MoE Grant rates will not apply.

Cancellation of any weekend use must be submitted in writing to the Permit Department two (2) weeks prior to the cancelled date. Failure to comply with the required cancellation notice will result in fees levied at the full rate, MoE Grant Rates will not apply.

Frequent non-use of permitted space will result in permit cancellation.

Reminder to all Applicants

    • The rules established by the York Catholic District School Board (as posted in the Community Use of Schools Policy 703) must be adhered to at all times.
    • Person noted as ‘in charge’ must be present at all times.
    • A copy of your permit must be with you at all times.
    • Review terms and conditions of the Grant Declaration.

Narda Battaglia, Outreach Coordinator for Community Use of Schools, may be reached at