On Monday, December 4th there will be a joint meeting of meeting of Licensing & Standards and Public Works & infrastructure on the Harmonized By-law and Fees for Sidewalk Cafés, Parklets and Marketing Displays. If you would like to send a letter, you can email the clerk at
Here is the link to item JC1.1: http://app.toronto.ca/tmmis/viewAgendaItemHistory.do?item=2017.JC1.1
Here is a link to the report: https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/jc/bgrd/backgroundfile-109401.pdf
The above link will take you to the full report - it is 55 pages long. For BIA members that have sidewalk patios or one or two outdoor tables and for those who have "marketing displays" - fruit and flower sidewalk set-ups, I recommend that you take the time to read through the report. If you have any questions please feel free to email me. If I don't know the answer I will find out for you.