Temporary Outdoor Patio, Fitness Area and Retail Space


Due to the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic, the current temporary patio program (TPP) and existing approvals have been extended until April 1, 2022. There is no need to reapply until after that date. Starting April 1, 2022 the program will be administered on an annual basis from April 1 - October 31 of each year. Businesses will need to reapply annually to take advantage of the program. 

You can apply for the Temporary Patios Program through this page. Ensure you review the Program Guidelines and Schedule A - Terms and Conditions to start preparing the required submissions.

If you have any questions regarding the status of your temporary patio location or application, please contact us

map icon Map of temporary patios in Okotoks

The Town of Okotoks is aiming to support and provide increased flexibility for businesses who have been impacted by COVID-19 by allowing for temporary patios and retail spaces in existing parking spaces and/or on certain public property such as sidewalks provided that mobility connectivity through these areas is maintained.

Businesses interested in setting up a temporary patio only need to follow the steps below.

Five steps to your outdoor space

What if I have an existing outdoor patio?

If you have an existing patio with an approved development permit (not temporary), the patio approval is permanent and does not need to be renewed.