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R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628: VEHICLE PERMITS

under Highway Traffic Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. H.8

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Highway Traffic Act

R.R.O. 1990, REGULATION 628

VEHICLE PERMITs

Consolidation Period: From January 1, 2016 to the e-Laws currency date.

Last amendment: O. Reg. 422/15.

This is the English version of a bilingual regulation.

CONTENTS

 

 

Sections

 

Interpretation

1

 

Permits

2-8.3

 

Number Plates

9-11

 

Evidence of Validation Exemption

11.1

 

Restricted Permits

12-13.4

 

Commercial Vehicle Exemptions

14-16.1

 

General Fees

17

 

Validation Fees

17.1-19

 

Fee Exemptions

20-22.1

 

Penalty

23

Schedule 1

Annual validation fees for commercial motor vehicles described in paragraph 1 of subsection 19 (1)

 

Schedule 2

Annual validation fees for commercial motor vehicles described in paragraph 2 of subsection 19 (1) — farm vehicles

 

Schedule 3

Annual validation fees for commercial motor vehicles described in paragraph 3 of subsection 19 (1) — buses, including school buses

 

Schedule 4

Annual validation fees for additional classes of vehicles

 

 

Interpretation

1. (1) In this Regulation,

“carrying capacity” means,

(a) in the case of a school bus, the weight in kilograms that is obtained when the seating capacity of the bus is multiplied by forty, and

(b) in the case of a bus, other than a school bus, the weight in kilograms that is obtained when the seating capacity of the bus is multiplied by sixty; (“capacité”)

“emissions inspection report” and “conditional emissions inspection report” have the same meanings as in Ontario Regulation 361/98 made under the Environmental Protection Act; (“rapport d’inspection des émissions” and “rapport conditionnel d’inspection des émissions”)

“expanded program area” has the same meaning as in Ontario Regulation 361/98 made under the Environmental Protection Act; (“zone élargie visée par le programme”)

“farmer” means a farming business within the meaning of the Farm Registration and Farm Organizations Funding Act, 1993 that,

(a) has a current registration number under that Act,

(b) is not required to file a farming business registration form under that Act pursuant to an order by the Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Appeal Tribunal that the requirement be waived, or

(c) meets the requirements set out in one of the paragraphs of subsection 8 (3) of Ontario Regulation 282/98 (General) made under the Assessment Act; (“exploitant agricole”)

“farm products” does not include products preserved by freezing, pickling, cooking, smoking or curing, other than cured tobacco leaves; (“produits agricoles”)

“Greater Toronto Area” has the same meaning as in Ontario Regulation 361/98 made under the Environmental Protection Act; (“Grand Toronto”)

“gross weight” means,

(a) in the case of a bus, the combined weight and carrying capacity of the bus, and

(b) in the case of a commercial motor vehicle, other than a bus, the combined weight of the motor vehicle and load or, where a commercial motor vehicle is drawing a trailer or trailers, the combined weight of the motor vehicle, trailer or trailers and load but, where a trailer transmits to the highway a total weight of 2,800 kilograms or less, that weight shall not be included in determining gross weight; (“poids brut”)

“historic vehicle” means, despite the definition in subsection 7 (1.1) of the Act, a motor vehicle that,

(a) is at least 30 years old,

(b) is operated on a highway in parades, for purposes of exhibition, tours or similar functions organized by a properly constituted automobile club or for purposes of repair, testing or demonstration for sale,

(c) is substantially unchanged or unmodified from the original manufacturer’s product, and

(d) does not have attached to it year-of-manufacture plates; (“véhicule ancien”)

“hybrid vehicle” means a motor vehicle that is equipped by its manufacturer with an internal combustion engine as a source of power and an electric motor as an auxiliary source of power; (“véhicule hybride”)

“kit car” has the same meaning as in Ontario Regulation 361/98 made under the Environmental Protection Act; (“automobile prête à monter”)

“reassembled motor vehicle” means a motor vehicle assembled using the body of a motor vehicle with a model year of 1981 or later and the chassis frame assembly of another motor vehicle, both of which were manufactured utilizing a full frame assembly as part of the vehicle’s structure; (“véhicule automobile réassemblé”)

“registered gross weight” has the same meaning as in Ontario Regulation 340/94 made under the Act; (“poids brut enregistré”)

“resident of Northern Ontario” means a person, other than a corporation, who ordinarily resides in the Territorial District of Algoma, Cochrane, Kenora, Manitoulin, Nipissing, Parry Sound, Rainy River, Sudbury, Timiskaming or Thunder Bay; (“résident du Nord de l’Ontario”)

“RUO sticker” means a sticker that is evidence of validation effected under subsection 5 (4); (“vignette portant la mention “RUO” (“Utilisation restreinte seulement”)”)

“special permit” means a permit issued under section 12; (“certificat d’immatriculation spécial”)

“temporary validation” means validation issued under section 5.2; (“validation temporaire”)

“urban and commuter areas” has the same meaning as in Ontario Regulation 361/98 made under the Environmental Protection Act; (“zones urbaines et de banlieue”)

“year-of-manufacture plates” means number plates that are described in subsection 7 (7.2) of the Act. (“plaques d’immatriculation délivrées pendant l’année de fabrication”)  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 1; O. Reg. 337/97, s. 1; O. Reg. 540/98, s. 1; O. Reg. 654/98, s. 1; O. Reg. 508/00, s. 1; O. Reg. 691/00, s. 1; O. Reg. 331/01, s. 1; O. Reg. 353/01, s. 1; O. Reg. 379/02, s. 1; O. Reg. 398/04, s. 1; O. Reg. 183/05, s. 1; O. Reg. 71/08, s. 1 (1); O. Reg. 271/14, s. 1.

(2) For the purposes of sections 5.2 and 12 and subsection 17 (1), a commercial motor vehicle is considered to be laden in the following circumstances:

1. It is towing another motor vehicle.

2. It is carrying any goods or cargo.

3. It is drawing a trailer that is carrying any goods or cargo.

4. It is drawing a trailer chassis that is carrying an inter-modal shipping container. 

5. It is a bus carrying two or more passengers.  O. Reg. 71/08, s. 1 (2).

(3) Despite subsection (2), a commercial motor vehicle described in paragraph 1, 2, 3 or 4 of that subsection is considered to be unladen if its gross weight is 4,500 kilograms or less.  O. Reg. 71/08, s. 1 (2).

Permits

2. (1) It is a requirement for receiving a permit for a used motor vehicle or for a motor vehicle classified as salvage or rebuilt,

(a) that the applicant submit a safety standards certificate issued upon an inspection of the vehicle that was completed within the preceding 36 days;

(b) if the application is in respect of a motor vehicle with a registered gross weight of 4,500 kilograms or less, that the Ministry is satisfied that an emissions inspection report has been issued in respect of the vehicle within the preceding 12 months; and

(b.1) Revoked:  O. Reg. 423/03, s. 1 (1).

(c) if the application is in respect of a motor vehicle with a registered gross weight of more than 4,500 kilograms, that the Ministry is satisfied that an emissions inspection report has been issued in respect of the vehicle within the preceding 12 months.  O. Reg. 299/99, s. 1 (1); O. Reg. 353/01, s. 2 (1, 2); O. Reg. 379/02, s. 2 (1); O. Reg. 423/03, s. 1 (1).

(2) Subject to subsection (2.1), subsection (1) does not apply,

(a) where the permit applied for is a CAVR cab card or an IRP cab card;

(b) where the applicant is the spouse or the estate of the person who is registered in Ontario as the owner of the vehicle or the spouse of the person whose estate is registered in Ontario as the owner of the vehicle;

(b.1) Revoked:  O. Reg. 358/05, s. 1 (1).

(c) where the applicant is a motor vehicle dealer who is registered under the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act, 2002, other than a dealer registered as a broker;

(c.1) where the applicant is a motor vehicle dealer who,

(i) was registered under the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act on December 31, 2009, and

(ii) is exempted from the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act, 2002 and its regulations under paragraph 18, 19 or 21 of subsection 2 (1) of Ontario Regulation 333/08 (General) made under that Act;

(c.2) where the applicant is a motor vehicle dealer who,

(i) was not registered under the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act on December 31, 2009,

(ii) is exempted from the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act, 2002 and its regulations under paragraph 18, 19 or 21 of subsection 2 (1) of Ontario Regulation 333/08 (General) made under that Act, and

(iii) satisfies the Ministry of that exemption;

(d) to an application for a permit for a motor vehicle that has been operated 6,000 kilometres or less and for which a permit has been issued under section 7 of the Act in the name of a motor vehicle dealer exempted under clause (c), (c.1) or (c.2) and has not been in the name of a person other than such a dealer;

(e) where the vehicle portion of the permit applied for is to be issued in the name of the person who is registered in Ontario as the owner of the vehicle;

(f) to an application for a permit for a commercial motor vehicle, other than a dump truck, that is registered in another jurisdiction, where the person applying to be the permit holder does not reside in Ontario;

(g) to an application for a permit for a motor vehicle that is registered in another jurisdiction, where the applicant has, within the preceding twelve months, been the holder of a currently validated permit that was issued for the vehicle by the Province of Ontario; or

(h) where the permit applied for is in respect of a vehicle being transferred by one leasing company to another leasing company and, at the time of the transfer, the vehicle is in the possession of a lessee under a lease agreement.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 2 (2); O. Reg. 245/95, s. 1; O. Reg. 87/00, s. 1 (1); O. Reg. 666/00, s. 1; O. Reg. 691/00, s. 2 (1); O. Reg. 358/05, s. 1 (1); O. Reg. 446/09, s. 1; O. Reg. 211/10, s. 1.

(2.1) Unless an emissions inspection report required under clause (1) (b) or (c) has been issued in respect of a motor vehicle, evidence of validation shall not be furnished for the motor vehicle where,

(a) any of clauses (2) (a) to (g) applies to the motor vehicle; and

(b) an emissions inspection report would be required under section 8.1 or 8.2.  O. Reg. 691/00, s. 2 (2); O. Reg. 423/03, s. 1 (2).

(3) Clause (1) (a) does not apply in respect of a motor assisted bicycle.  O. Reg. 540/98, s. 2 (2).

(4) Clause (1) (b) does not apply in respect of,

(a) a motor vehicle the model year of which is 1987 or older;

(b) a current model year motor vehicle or a future model year motor vehicle;

(c) a motorcycle or a motor assisted bicycle;

(d) a vehicle to which paragraph 2 of subsection 19 (1) applies;

(e) any motor vehicle that does not use an internal combustion engine as its source of power;

(f) a kit car;

(g) a hybrid vehicle; or

(h) an historic vehicle.  O. Reg. 540/98, s. 2 (2); O. Reg. 654/98, s. 2 (2); O. Reg. 299/99, s. 1 (2); O. Reg. 691/00, s. 2 (3); O. Reg. 353/01, s. 2 (3); O. Reg. 183/05, s. 2 (1); O. Reg. 588/05, s. 1; O. Reg. 188/11, s. 1 (1).

(4.1) Clause (1) (b) does not apply,

(a) where the permit applied for is in respect of a vehicle being transferred to the applicant by a member of his or her family; or

(b) where the permit applied for is in respect of a vehicle being transferred to the applicant by a leasing company under a lease agreement between the applicant and the leasing company.  O. Reg. 188/11, s. 1 (2).

(5) Clause (1) (b) only applies in respect of an application if the applicant’s address, as shown on the plate portion of the permit, is within the Greater Toronto Area, the urban and commuter areas or the expanded program area.  O. Reg. 423/03, s. 1 (3).

(5.1) Clause (1) (c) does not apply in respect of,

(a) a motor vehicle that does not use an internal combustion engine as its source of power;

(a.1) a hybrid vehicle; or

(b) a current model year motor vehicle or a future model year motor vehicle.  O. Reg. 691/00, s. 2 (4); O. Reg. 183/05, s. 2 (2).

(5.2) Clause (1) (c) only applies in respect of an application respecting a motor vehicle that uses fuel other than diesel fuel if the applicant’s address, as shown on the plate portion of the permit, is within the Greater Toronto Area, the urban and commuter areas or the expanded program area.  O. Reg. 423/03, s. 1 (4).

(6) The emissions inspection report required under clause (1) (b) or (c) shall be based on the emissions test for the relevant motor vehicle as set out in Ontario Regulation 361/98 made under the Environmental Protection Act.  O. Reg. 691/00, s. 2 (5).

(6.1) Revoked:  O. Reg. 691/00, s. 2 (5).

(7) Where a person to whom subsection (1) applies does not submit the safety standards certificate with the application, a permit marked “unfit motor vehicle” may be issued.  O. Reg. 540/98, s. 2 (2).

(8) Where a permit marked “unfit motor vehicle” has been issued for a vehicle, nothing in subsection (2) shall be construed so as to allow a permit that is not marked “unfit motor vehicle” to be issued for the vehicle unless the applicant submits a safety standards certificate issued upon an inspection of the vehicle that was completed within the preceding 36 days.  O. Reg. 379/02, s. 2 (2).

(9) Where the Ministry is not satisfied that an emissions inspection report has been issued in respect of a vehicle where clause (1) (b) or (c) applies to the applicant, the vehicle portion of a permit may be issued, but no number plates shall be attached to the vehicle and no evidence of validation for the permit shall be furnished unless the requirement set out in clause (1) (b) or (c) is met.  O. Reg. 540/98, s. 2 (2); O. Reg. 654/98, s. 2 (4); O. Reg. 299/99, s. 1 (5).

(10) Where a permit is issued under subsection (9) while the requirement set out in clause (1) (b) or (c) is unmet, nothing in subsection (2) shall be construed so as to allow a plate portion of the permit to be issued.  O. Reg. 540/98, s. 2 (2); O. Reg. 299/99, s. 1 (6).

(11) In this section,

“member of his or her family” means, in relation to an applicant, the following persons, whether related to the applicant by blood or adoption:

1. The applicant’s spouse.

2. The applicant’s parent, step-parent, grandparent or step-grandparent.

3. The applicant’s child, step-child, grandchild or step-grandchild.

4. The applicant’s sibling or half-sibling.

5. The applicant’s father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law or sister-in-law; (“membre de la famille”)

“spouse” has the same meaning as in Part III of the Family Law Act. (“conjoint”)  O. Reg. 188/11, s. 1 (3).

Tables 1, 2 Revoked:  O. Reg. 423/03, s. 1 (5).

2.1 (1) It is a requirement for receiving a permit for a motor vehicle for the first time after it was reclassified as rebuilt under subsection 199.1 (22) of the Act that the applicant submit a structural inspection certificate issued for the vehicle.  O. Reg. 379/02, s. 3.

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a motor vehicle for which the applicant held, at any time in the 12 months immediately before the application for the permit is made, a currently validated permit issued under the Act for the vehicle and that is registered in another jurisdiction at the time of the application for the permit.  O. Reg. 379/02, s. 3.

3. Where a vehicle for which a permit is currently validated is modified so that it does not correspond to the description of the vehicle on the permit, the owner of the vehicle shall apply to the Ministry for a new permit for the vehicle within six days after the modification.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 3.

3.1 If there is a change to the name or address of the owner of a vehicle for which a permit is currently validated so that the owner’s name or address does not correspond to the name or address on the permit, the owner of the vehicle shall apply to the Ministry for a new permit for the vehicle within six days after the change occurs.  O. Reg. 168/12, s. 1.

4. (1) For the purposes of clause 7 (1) (a) of the Act, a permit for a motor vehicle ceases to be currently validated with the expiration of the expiry day, month and year shown on the permit or, in the case of a permit bearing evidence of validation, on the expiration of the expiry day shown on the permit in the month and year shown on the evidence of validation.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 4 (1).

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a permit issued for,

(a) a motor vehicle where the permit holder is the Government of the Province of Ontario; or

(b) a commercial motor vehicle to which section 5 applies.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 4 (2).

(3) Subsection (1) does not apply to a permit issued for a commercial motor vehicle where the permit holder is a municipal fire department.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 4 (3).

(3.1) Subsection (1) does not apply to a special permit or temporary validation of a permit.  O. Reg. 71/08, s. 2.

(4) A permit issued to a permit holder referred to in clause (2) (a) and subsection (3) ceases to be currently validated when surrendered to the Ministry.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 4 (4).

5. (1) For the purpose of clause 7 (1) (a) of the Act, a permit for a commercial motor vehicle ceases to be currently validated with the expiration of the month and year shown on the permit or, in the case of a permit bearing evidence of validation, on the expiration of the month and year shown on the evidence of validation.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 5 (1).

(2) Subject to subsections (3), (5) and (6), the period for which a permit for a commercial motor vehicle may be validated is any number of consecutive months between a minimum of three and a maximum of fifteen.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 5 (2).

(3) A bus permit that expires before the 1st day of August may be validated in that year for July and August or August only of that year if the bus,

(a) is operated under the authority of a public vehicle licence issued under the Public Vehicles Act that restricts the use of the bus to school purposes only or is operated for school purposes only within the corporate limits of one urban municipality;

(b) is primarily used for the purpose of transporting children to or from school;

(c) is operated under a contract with a school board or other authority in charge of a school or if the permit holder is a municipality or school board; and

(d) during the period of validation authorized by the RUO sticker, is intended to be,

(i) occupied by the driver only, or

(ii) used only for driver examination or driver training, and the trainer holds a proper driver’s licence.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 5 (3).

(4) A permit referred to in subsection (3) is validated when a RUO sticker is issued in respect of the permit and such sticker is affixed to the number plate in accordance with subsection 9 (2).  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 5 (4).

(5) Subject to subsection (6), where the fee for a permit is prorated under a reciprocity agreement or arrangement with another jurisdiction, the period for which the permit may be validated is,

(a) in the case of a conversion or new registration, any number of consecutive months between a minimum of three and a maximum of fifteen; and

(b) in the case of a renewal, twelve consecutive months.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 5 (5).

(5.1), (5.2) Revoked:  O. Reg. 62/11, s. 1.

(6) This section does not apply to a special permit or temporary validation of a permit.  O. Reg. 71/08, s. 3.

(7) This section does not apply to a permit for a commercial motor vehicle that has a gross weight of 3,000 kilograms or less unless the vehicle is a bus.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 5 (7).

5.1 (1) A permit for a passenger car, a motorized mobile home, an historic vehicle, a motorcycle, a motor assisted bicycle, a commercial motor vehicle with a gross weight of not more than 3,000 kilograms or a combination of a commercial motor vehicle and a trailer with a gross weight of not more than 3,000 kilograms may be validated for a period of not less than three months and not more than 24 months.  O. Reg. 367/04, s. 1; O. Reg. 62/11, s. 2 (1).

(1.1) A Dealer permit, a Service permit, a Dealer and Service permit or a Manufacturer permit may be validated for a period of not less than three months and not more than 24 months. O. Reg. 328/15, s. 1.

(2) Validation of a permit upon renewal shall not be issued for a period of time beyond the date upon which the vehicle would next require proof of having complied with the emissions requirements of Ontario Regulation 361/98 made under the Environmental Protection Act in order to obtain validation.  O. Reg. 540/98, s. 3.

(3) Subject to subsection (2), a permit is validated until the expiry date set out on it and, after renewal, a permit is validated until the first, second or third anniversary date of the original expiry date, as set out on the renewed permit.  O. Reg. 262/00, s. 1.

(4) Subsection (3) does not apply to a permit to which subsection 8.1 (8) applies.  O. Reg. 262/00, s. 1.

5.2 (1) A permit for any motor vehicle may be temporarily validated for a period of 10 days.  O. Reg. 71/08, s. 4.

(2) Subject to subsection (3), temporary validation may not be issued more than twice to the same holder of a permit for the same vehicle.  O. Reg. 71/08, s. 4.

(3) If, after being issued one or two consecutive temporary validations of a permit for a vehicle, the permit is validated on payment of a fee prescribed under section 18 or 19, the permit may again be temporarily validated one or two consecutive times.  O. Reg. 71/08, s. 4.

(4) Temporary validation shall not be issued for a motor vehicle if the permit for the motor vehicle is marked “unfit motor vehicle” or, in the case of a permit issued by another jurisdiction, the equivalent of unfit in that jurisdiction.  O. Reg. 71/08, s. 4.

(5) Temporary validation shall not be issued for a motor vehicle if the permit for the motor vehicle indicates that the motor vehicle is classified as irreparable or salvage or, in the case of a permit issued by another jurisdiction, the equivalent of irreparable or salvage in that jurisdiction.  O. Reg. 71/08, s. 4.

(6) Evidence of temporary validation shall be affixed to the number plate that corresponds to the temporary permit, in accordance with subsection 9 (1).  O. Reg. 71/08, s. 4.

(7) Evidence of temporary validation shall not be displayed on the number plate of a commercial motor vehicle that is laden.  O. Reg. 71/08, s. 4.

(8) Section 2 does not apply to the furnishing of evidence of temporary validation issued under this section.  O. Reg. 71/08, s. 4.

6. (1) A permit for a motor vehicle shall be validated by means of evidence of validation provided by the Ministry.  O. Reg. 119/12, s. 1.

(2) Evidence of validation for a permit shall be affixed to a number plate for the vehicle in accordance with this Regulation, and the portion of the evidence of validation not intended for the number plate may be affixed in the appropriate space provided on the permit for the vehicle.  O. Reg. 119/12, s. 1.

7. A permit for a trailer expires when it is surrendered to the Ministry or replaced by a permit issued by another jurisdiction.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 7.

8. (1) It is a condition applying to every permit, other than an IRP cab card or a special permit, that it bear the signature of the holder thereof, written in ink.  O. Reg. 71/08, s. 5; O. Reg. 62/11, s. 3.

(2) Where the permit holder is a corporation, the signature of a person authorized to sign on behalf of the corporation is compliance with subsection (1).  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 8 (2).

8.0.1 (1) This section applies to applications for the issuance of number plates or evidence of validation for use on a number plate for,

(a) a bus; or

(b) a commercial motor vehicle, other than a bus, having a registered gross weight of more than 4,500 kilograms. O. Reg. 214/14, s. 1.

(2) Number plates or evidence of validation for use on a number plate shall not be issued in respect of a motor vehicle to which this section applies unless the Ministry is satisfied that the person whose name is to appear or appears on the plate portion of the permit is the holder of a valid CVOR certificate. O. Reg. 214/14, s. 1.

(3) Despite subsection (2), number plates or evidence of validation for use on a number plate may be issued even if the person whose name is to appear or appears on the plate portion of the permit is not the holder of a valid CVOR certificate, provided the Ministry is satisfied that the vehicle will be operated in accordance with the law. O. Reg. 214/14, s. 1.

(4) This section does not apply to applications for temporary validation of a permit. O. Reg. 214/14, s. 1.

(5) In this section,

“valid CVOR certificate” means a CVOR certificate, as defined in subsection 16 (1) of the Act, that,

(a) is not under suspension,

(b) has not expired,

(c) has not been revoked or cancelled, and

(d) has not been terminated by the holder of the certificate. O. Reg. 214/14, s. 1.

Note: On January 1, 2017, the day subsection 1 (2) of Schedule 2 to the Fighting Fraud and Reducing Automobile Insurance Rates Act, 2014 comes into force, the definition of “valid CVOR certificate” in subsection 8.0.1 (5) of the Regulation is amended by striking out “as defined in subsection 16 (1) of the Act” in the portion before clause (a). (See: O. Reg. 422/15, s. 1)

8.1 (1) This section applies to applications for the renewal of a motor vehicle permit for motor vehicles,

(a) that use an internal combustion engine as their source of power; and

(b) that have a registered gross weight of 4,500 kilograms or less.  O. Reg. 423/03, s. 2.

(2) This section does not apply in respect of,

(a) a kit car;

(a.1) a hybrid vehicle;

(b) a motorcycle or a motor assisted bicycle;

(c) a vehicle to which paragraph 2 of subsection 19 (1) applies; or

(d) an historic vehicle.  O. Reg. 423/03, s. 2; O. Reg. 183/05, s. 3; O. Reg. 188/11, s. 2 (1).

(3) Despite anything in this Regulation, no motor vehicle permit, other than a special permit, shall be renewed or evidence of validation, other than evidence of temporary validation, shall be furnished in respect of a motor vehicle to which this section applies unless the Ministry is satisfied that an emissions inspection report or a conditional emissions inspection report has been issued in respect of the vehicle within 12 months before the permit expires or, if the application for renewal is made after the expiry of the permit, within 12 months before the application for renewal.  O. Reg. 71/08, s. 6.

(4) Subsection (3) applies in respect of a motor vehicle the model year of which is 1988 or later in the seventh calendar year after its model year and in every second calendar year after that.  O. Reg. 588/05, s. 3; O. Reg. 188/11, s. 2 (2).

(5) Subsection (3) only applies to an application for renewal if the applicant’s address, as shown on the plate portion of the permit, is within the Greater Toronto Area, the urban and commuter areas or the expanded program area.  O. Reg. 423/03, s. 2.

(6) The emissions inspection report or conditional emissions inspection report required under this section shall be based on the emissions tests that are applicable to the vehicle in respect of which the application for renewal is made, as set out in Ontario Regulation 361/98 made under the Environmental Protection Act.  O. Reg. 423/03, s. 2.

(6.1) An emissions inspection report issued in respect of a vehicle more than 12 months before the permit expires or, if the application for renewal is made after the expiry of the permit, more than 12 months before the application for renewal, may be used in satisfaction of the requirement set out in subsection (3) if the report,

(a) was issued on or after January 1 of the calendar year immediately preceding the calendar year in which the application for renewal is made; and

(b) was issued in satisfaction of the requirement set out in clause 2 (1) (b) and used only once for that purpose.  O. Reg. 188/11, s. 2 (3).

(7) No permit shall be validated for a period that ends more than 36 months after the date on which the emissions inspection report or conditional emissions inspection report required under this section was issued.  O. Reg. 423/03, s. 2.

(8) Despite anything in this section, a permit may be renewed or validated without the required emissions inspection report or conditional emissions inspection report if the Ministry is satisfied that it was not reasonably possible for the permit holder to have the vehicle tested for emissions.  O. Reg. 423/03, s. 2.

(9) Subsection (8) may be applied only one time in respect of a permit holder for a vehicle.  O. Reg. 423/03, s. 2.

8.2 (1) This section applies to applications for the renewal of a motor vehicle permit for motor vehicles,

(a) that use an internal combustion engine as their source of power; and

(b) that have a registered gross weight of more than 4,500 kilograms.  O. Reg. 423/03, s. 2.

(1.1) This section does not apply in respect of a hybrid vehicle.  O. Reg. 183/05, s. 4.

(2) Despite anything in this Regulation, no motor vehicle permit, other than a special permit, shall be renewed or evidence of validation, other than evidence of temporary validation, shall be furnished in respect of a motor vehicle described in subsection (1) unless the Ministry is satisfied that an emissions inspection report has been issued in respect of the vehicle within 12 months before the permit expires or, if the application for renewal is made after the expiry of the permit, within 12 months before the application for renewal.  O. Reg. 71/08, s. 7.

(3) Subsection (2) applies in respect of a motor vehicle in the seventh calendar year after its model year and in every calendar year after that, but only once in any 12-month period.  O. Reg. 423/03, s. 2; O. Reg. 588/05, s. 4; O. Reg. 188/11, s. 3.

(4) Subsection (2) does not apply to an application for renewal that is made in, or in respect of a permit that expires in, an eligible year in respect of a vehicle that uses diesel fuel if the Ministry is satisfied that the last emissions inspection report for the vehicle,

(a) was issued within 24 months before the permit expires or, if the application for renewal is made after the expiry of the permit, within 24 months before the application for renewal; and

(b) indicates that the vehicle achieved opacity of 20 per cent or less in the opacity test required for that emissions inspection report.  O. Reg. 423/03, s. 2.

(5) Subsection (2) only applies to an application for renewal in respect of a vehicle that uses fuel other than diesel fuel if the applicant’s address, as shown on the plate portion of the permit, is within the Greater Toronto Area, the urban and commuter areas or the expanded program area.  O. Reg. 423/03, s. 2.

(6) The emissions inspection reports required under this section shall be based on the emissions tests that are applicable to the vehicle in respect of which the application for renewal is made, as set out in Ontario Regulation 361/98 made under the Environmental Protection Act.  O. Reg. 423/03, s. 2.

(7) Despite anything in this section, a permit may be renewed or validated without the required emissions inspection report if the Ministry is satisfied that it was not reasonably possible for the permit holder to have the vehicle tested for emissions.  O. Reg. 423/03, s. 2.

(8) For the purposes of subsection (4),

“eligible year” means,

(a) for a vehicle with an odd-numbered model year, 2005 and every second calendar year after that,

(b) for a vehicle with an even-numbered model year, 2006 and every second calendar year after that.  O. Reg. 423/03, s. 2.

8.3 (1) This section applies to applications for evidence of validation of a motor vehicle permit in respect of a year or part of a year when there is in force a City of Toronto by-law levying a tax in respect of motor vehicles.  O. Reg. 303/08, s. 1.

(2) Despite anything in this Regulation, evidence of validation of a motor vehicle permit, other than evidence of validation of a special permit or evidence of temporary validation, shall not be furnished in respect of a motor vehicle unless the Ministry is satisfied that the tax levied in respect of the motor vehicle by the by-law described in subsection (1) has been paid.  O. Reg. 303/08, s. 1.

(3) Subsection (2) does not apply where the person applying for the evidence of validation of a motor vehicle permit is exempt under section 20 or subsection 21 (2) from paying a fee for validation of a motor vehicle permit or for evidence of validation of a motor vehicle permit.  O. Reg. 303/08, s. 1.

Number Plates

9. (1) Evidence of validation issued for use on a number plate shall be affixed,

(a) where the permit is for a commercial motor vehicle, in the upper right corner of the number plate exposed on the front of the motor vehicle; and

(b) in all other cases, in the upper right corner of the number plate exposed on the rear of the motor vehicle.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 9 (1).

(2) Despite subsection (1), a RUO sticker shall be affixed in the upper left corner of the number plate exposed on the front of the bus.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 9 (2).

(3) The number plates for a motor vehicle, other than a motorcycle or a motor assisted bicycle, shall be attached to and exposed in a conspicuous position on the front and rear of the motor vehicle.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 9 (3).

(3.1) Where the number plates attached to the vehicle are year-of-manufacture plates, and only one plate was issued by the Ministry in that year for display on a motor vehicle, that plate shall be attached to and exposed in a conspicuous position at the rear of the vehicle.  O. Reg. 331/01, s. 2.

(4) The number plate for a motorcycle, motor assisted bicycle or trailer shall be attached to and exposed in a conspicuous position on the rear of the vehicle.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 9 (4).

(5) This section does not apply in respect of Dealer permits and number plates, Service permits and number plates, Dealer and Service permits and number plates or Manufacturer permits and number plates. O. Reg. 328/15, s. 2.

10. (1) For the purpose of subsection 11 (3) of the Act, a number plate may be affixed to a trailer and number plates, one of which bears evidence of current validation, may be affixed to a motor vehicle where the permit holder is in possession of,

(a) the vehicle portion of the permit issued for the vehicle and the transfer application completed and signed by both the person named in the vehicle portion and the new owner;

(b) the plate portion of the permit that corresponds with the number plates to be affixed to the vehicle; and

(c) in the case of a used motor vehicle, a safety standards certificate issued upon an inspection of the vehicle that was completed within the preceding thirty-six days.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 10 (1).

(2) Clause (1) (b) does not apply where the permit that corresponds with the number plates is a permit that was issued before the 1st day of December, 1982.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 10 (2).

(3) Clause (1) (c) does not apply where a safety standards certificate would not be required to be submitted to the Ministry in order to obtain a permit other than a permit marked “unfit motor vehicle”.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 10 (3).

(4) Where a plate holder, as the first owner or first lessee of the vehicle, takes possession of a motor vehicle from a motor vehicle dealer registered under the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act, 2002, other than a dealer registered as a broker or outside Ontario dealer or registered only as an exporter,

(a) a copy of the dealer’s bill of sale or some other document establishing ownership; or

(b) a copy of the dealer’s bill of sale and a copy of the lease agreement,

may be substituted for the requirement under clause 10 (1) (a).  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 10 (4); O. Reg. 446/09, s. 2.

(4.1) Subsection (4) applies with necessary modifications where a plate holder, as the first owner or first lessee of the vehicle, takes possession of a motor vehicle from a motor vehicle dealer referred to in clause 2 (2) (c.1) or (c.2).  O. Reg. 211/10, s. 2.

(5) Where a corporation signs the transfer application referred to in clause 10 (1) (a), the signature of a person authorized to sign on behalf of the corporation is a sufficient signing of the transfer application.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 10 (5).

(6) A person driving a motor vehicle or drawing a trailer on a highway under the authority of subsection 11 (4) of the Act is required to carry the applicable documents referred to in subsection (1) or true copies thereof, and must surrender them for inspection upon a demand made under the Act. O. Reg. 119/12, s. 2.

11. (1) A year-of-manufacture plate shall not be used on a commercial motor vehicle,

(a) if the commercial motor vehicle has a gross weight of more than 3,000 kilograms; or

(b) if the commercial motor vehicle is not used primarily for personal transportation.  O. Reg. 62/11, s. 4.

(2) A permit shall not be issued or validated for a commercial motor vehicle described in clause (1) (a) or (b) on which a year-of-manufacture plate is used.  O. Reg. 62/11, s. 4.

Evidence of Validation Exemption

11.1 (1) Despite clauses 7 (1) (a) and (c) of the Act and despite subsections 4 (1) and 5 (1), section 6 and subsection 9 (1) of this Regulation, a motor vehicle may be driven on a highway after evidence of validation for the permit has been purchased but before it has been affixed to the number plate, if the following conditions are met:

1. The evidence of validation was purchased by means of an electronic transaction,

i. no later than on the expiry date of the old evidence of validation, and

ii. no earlier than nine days before the expiry date of the old evidence of validation.

2. A printed copy of the receipt for the electronic transaction is carried in the vehicle and is surrendered by the driver with the permit for the vehicle upon a demand made under the Act.

3. The number plates required for the vehicle remain properly displayed on the vehicle.

4. The old evidence of validation remains properly affixed to the number plate.  O. Reg. 119/12, s. 3.

(2) The exemption described in subsection (1) is valid for a period of 10 days after the expiry date of the old evidence of validation.  O. Reg. 119/12, s. 3.

(3) In this section,

“electronic transaction” means a transaction completed over the internet; (“opération électronique”)

“old evidence of validation” means the evidence of validation in force at the time the new evidence of validation was purchased. (“ancienne attestation de validation”)  O. Reg. 119/12, s. 3.

Restricted Permits

12. (1) A special permit that is valid for 10 days may be issued for the following motor vehicles:

1. A commercial motor vehicle.

2. A motor vehicle or trailer owned by a manufacturer or dealer in motor vehicles or trailers. 

3. A motor vehicle or trailer bought at an auction if the Ministry has authorized the issuance of special permits at the auction.

4. A motor vehicle or trailer that is entering Ontario solely for the purpose of passing through Ontario.

5. A motor vehicle or trailer that is being taken out of Ontario.

6. A motor vehicle that is a roadworthy prototype vehicle.  O. Reg. 71/08, s. 8.

(2) A special permit shall not be issued if the applicant has not complied with subsection 11 (2) of the Act.  O. Reg. 71/08, s. 8.

(3) A person to whom a special permit is issued for a vehicle may be issued only one further special permit for the same vehicle in any 12-month period.  O. Reg. 71/08, s. 8.

(4) Subsection (3) does not apply in respect of a special permit for which the fee prescribed under subparagraph 15 iv, v, vi or vii of subsection 17 (1) is paid.  O. Reg. 71/08, s. 8.

(5) A special permit shall be affixed in a clearly visible position,

(a) to the windshield of the motor vehicle; or

(b) in the case of a special permit issued for a trailer, to the windshield of the motor vehicle drawing the trailer.  O. Reg. 71/08, s. 8.

(6) Despite subsection (5), if a special permit provides for another method for affixing or carrying the special permit, it shall be affixed or carried as stated and not as provided by subsection (5).  O. Reg. 71/08, s. 8.

(7) A special permit shall not be issued for a motor vehicle or trailer if the permit for the motor vehicle or trailer is marked “unfit motor vehicle” or “unfit” or, in the case of a permit issued by another jurisdiction, the equivalent of unfit in that jurisdiction.  O. Reg. 71/08, s. 8.

(8) A special permit shall not be issued for a motor vehicle or trailer if the permit for the motor vehicle or trailer indicates that it is classified as irreparable or salvage or, in the case of a permit issued by another jurisdiction, the equivalent of irreparable or salvage in that jurisdiction.  O. Reg. 71/08, s. 8.

(9) A special permit shall not be displayed on a laden commercial motor vehicle unless the fee paid for the special permit was the fee prescribed by subparagraph 15 v, vi or vii of subsection 17 (1).  O. Reg. 71/08, s. 8.

(10) Subsection (9) does not apply to a special permit issued for a trailer if,

(a) the trailer is drawn by a motor vehicle for which the vehicle permit was not issued under this section; and

(b) the trailer and the motor vehicle drawing it are in compliance with subsection 121 (1) of the Act.  O. Reg. 71/08, s. 8.

(11) Clauses 7 (1) (b) and (c) of the Act do not apply in respect of a motor vehicle for which a special permit is issued while the special permit is valid.  O. Reg. 71/08, s. 8.

(12) Clause 7 (4) (b) of the Act does not apply in respect of a trailer with a valid special permit.  O. Reg. 71/08, s. 8.

(13) Section 2 does not apply to the issuance of a special permit.  O. Reg. 71/08, s. 8.

13. (1) Upon filing satisfactory evidence as to the need for it, a Dealer permit and number plate may be issued to a dealer in motor vehicles, other than motorcycles and motor assisted bicycles, who,

(a) is a motor vehicle dealer registered under the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act, 2002; or

(b) is a motor vehicle dealer referred to in clause 2 (2) (c.1) or (c.2).  O. Reg. 211/10, s. 3.

(2) A Dealer number plate may be used only on a motor vehicle that is owned, by the person to whom the Dealer permit corresponding to the Dealer number plate is issued, as part of the inventory that is offered for sale by the person and only for private use in Ontario or for purposes related to the sale of the motor vehicle.  O. Reg. 367/04, s. 3 (1).

(3) A Dealer number plate may be used only on a commercial motor vehicle that is owned, by the person to whom the Dealer permit corresponding to the Dealer number plate is issued, as part of the inventory that is offered for sale by the person and only for purposes related to the sale of the commercial motor vehicle.  O. Reg. 367/04, s. 3 (1).

(4) A Dealer number plate shall not be used on a motor vehicle, including a commercial motor vehicle, that is kept for private use or for hire.  O. Reg. 367/04, s. 3 (1).

(5) A Dealer number plate shall not be used on a commercial motor vehicle that is loaded with goods.  O. Reg. 367/04, s. 3 (1).

13.1 (1) Upon filing satisfactory evidence as to the need for it, a Service permit and number plate may be issued to a person engaged in the business of repairing, customizing, modifying or transporting trailers or motor vehicles other than motorcycles and motor assisted bicycles or to a person engaged in the business of manufacturing or selling trailers.  O. Reg. 367/04, s. 3 (1).

(2) A Service number plate may be used on a trailer or motor vehicle other than a motorcycle or motor assisted bicycle only,

(a) for purposes related to the repair, road testing, customization or modification of the vehicle, if the vehicle is in the possession of the person to whom the Service permit corresponding to the Service number plate is issued;

(b) for the purpose of transporting the vehicle by a person engaged in the business of transporting vehicles;

(c) for purposes related to the manufacture or sale of a trailer; or

(d) for the purpose of towing the vehicle by a person engaged in the business of transporting vehicles,

(i) to a location where its load will be removed as required by section 82.1 of the Act, or

(ii) to an impound facility pursuant to section 82.1 of the Act.  O. Reg. 367/04, s. 3 (1); O. Reg. 414/10, s. 1.

(3) A Service number plate may be used only on a commercial motor vehicle owned by or in the possession of the person to whom the Service permit corresponding to the Service number plate is issued and only,

(a) for purposes related to the repair, road testing, customization or modification of the commercial motor vehicle; or

(b) in the case of a person engaged in the business of transporting commercial motor vehicles, for purposes of transporting the commercial motor vehicle.  O. Reg. 367/04, s. 3 (1).

(4) A Service number plate shall not be used on a vehicle, including a commercial motor vehicle, that is kept for private use or for hire.  O. Reg. 367/04, s. 3 (1).

(5) Except as permitted by subclause (2) (d) (i), a Service number plate shall not be used on a commercial motor vehicle or trailer that is loaded with goods.  O. Reg. 367/04, s. 3 (1).

13.2 (1) Upon filing satisfactory evidence as to the need for it, a Dealer and Service permit and number plate may be issued,

(a) to a manufacturer of motorcycles or motor assisted bicycles;

(b) to a dealer in motorcycles or motor assisted bicycles who,

(i) is a motor vehicle dealer registered under the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act, 2002, or

(ii) is a motor vehicle dealer referred to in clause 2 (2) (c.1) or (c.2); or

(c) to a person engaged in the business of repairing, customizing, modifying or transporting motorcycles or motor assisted bicycles.  O. Reg. 211/10, s. 4.

(2) A Dealer and Service permit and number plate may be used only on a motorcycle or motor assisted bicycle,

(a) that is owned by the person to whom the Dealer and Service permit corresponding to the Dealer and Service number plate is issued as part of the inventory that is offered for sale by the person and only for private use in Ontario or for purposes related to the sale of the motorcycle or motor assisted bicycle;

(b) for purposes related to the repair, road testing, customization or modification of the motorcycle or motor assisted bicycle, if the motorcycle or motor assisted bicycle is in the possession of the person to whom the Dealer and Service permit corresponding to the Dealer and Service number plate is issued; or

(c) for the purpose of transporting the motorcycle or motor assisted bicycle by a person engaged in the business of transporting motorcycles or motor assisted bicycles.  O. Reg. 367/04, s. 3 (1).

(3) A Dealer and Service number plate shall not be used on a motorcycle or motor assisted bicycle that is kept for private use or for hire.  O. Reg. 367/04, s. 3 (1).

13.2.1 (1) Upon filing satisfactory evidence as to the need for it, a Manufacturer permit and number plate may be issued to a person engaged in the business of manufacturing motor vehicles, other than motor assisted bicycles, or components for motor vehicles, other than motor assisted bicycles. O. Reg. 328/15, s. 3.

(2) A Manufacturer number plate may be used only on a motor vehicle,

(a) that is owned by the person to whom a Manufacturer permit is issued; and

(b) that was manufactured by the person to whom a Manufacturer permit is issued or the components of which were manufactured by the person to whom a Manufacturer permit is issued. O. Reg. 328/15, s. 3.

(3) A Manufacturer number plate may be used on a motor vehicle only for purposes of exhibiting, demonstrating, evaluating or testing the motor vehicle. O. Reg. 328/15, s. 3.

(4) Despite subsection (3), a Manufacturer number plate may be used on a motor vehicle that was imported into Canada pursuant to a declaration made under Schedule VII of the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Canada) made under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (Canada) only for,

(a) purposes permitted by subsection (3); or

(b) other purposes permitted by Schedule VII of the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Canada) made under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (Canada). O. Reg. 328/15, s. 3.

(5) A Manufacturer number plate shall not be used on a motor vehicle that is kept for hire. O. Reg. 328/15, s. 3.

(6) A Manufacturer number plate shall not be used on a commercial motor vehicle that is loaded with goods or that is drawing a vehicle that is loaded with goods. O. Reg. 328/15, s. 3.

13.3 (1) A Dealer number plate or a Service number plate shall be attached to and exposed in a conspicuous position on the rear of the rear-most vehicle being towed or operated under the authority of the corresponding permit.  O. Reg. 367/04, s. 3 (1).

(1.1) A Manufacturer number plate shall be attached to and exposed in a conspicuous position on the rear of the motor vehicle. O. Reg. 328/15, s. 4 (1).

(2) A Dealer and Service number plate for a motorcycle or motor assisted bicycle shall be attached to and exposed in a conspicuous position on the rear of the motorcycle or motor assisted bicycle.  O. Reg. 367/04, s. 3 (1).

(3) Where a Dealer permit, a Service permit, a Dealer and Service permit or a Manufacturer permit is validated, evidence of validation shall be affixed in the upper right corner of the number plate that corresponds with the permit. O. Reg. 328/15, s. 4 (2).

(4) Subsections 11 (3) and (4) of the Act do not apply to a manufacturer, dealer or other person referred to in subsection 13 (1), 13.1 (1) or 13.2 (1) with respect to vehicles that are in the person’s possession for purposes related to the sale, repair, customization or modification of the vehicles or, in the case of a person engaged in the business of transporting vehicles, for purposes of transporting the vehicles.  O. Reg. 367/04, s. 3 (1).

13.4 Revoked:  O. Reg. 367/04, s. 3 (2).

Commercial Vehicle Exemptions

14. (1) A commercial motor vehicle is exempt from section 7 of the Act while the vehicle is being driven or operated in Ontario, if it,

(a) is registered in a reciprocating province that grants exemptions for commercial motor vehicles similar to the exemptions granted by this section; and

(b) is owned or leased by a resident of the reciprocating province.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 14 (1).

(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to a bus operating on a regular route or schedule between a place in Ontario and a place in any other province.  O. Reg. 637/05, s. 1.

15. (1) A commercial motor vehicle that,

(a) is registered in a reciprocating state of the United States of America that grants exemptions for commercial motor vehicles similar to the exemptions granted by this section; and

(b) is owned or leased by a resident of the reciprocating state,

is exempt from section 7 of the Act while the vehicle is being driven or operated in Ontario if the vehicle is,

(c) a hearse or ambulance;

(d) a motor vehicle commonly known as a motorized mobile home that is designed, equipped and used exclusively for living accommodation;

(e) a public vehicle operated on a scheduled service in Ontario within sixteen kilometres of its point of entry on the international boundary line between Canada and the United States of America or operated on a chartered trip originating outside Ontario;

(f) a commercial motor vehicle having a gross weight of 2,800 kilograms or less, or a combination of a commercial motor vehicle and trailer or trailers where the trailer or trailers transmit to the highway a total weight of 2,800 kilograms or less, that is being operated in Ontario for the purpose of transporting goods owned by the owner or lessee of the commercial motor vehicle;

(g) being operated in Ontario for the purpose of transporting from a farm natural products of a farm or livestock, or both, owned by the owner or lessee of the commercial motor vehicle;

(h) being operated in Ontario for the purpose of transporting objects and materials used in the production of cultural presentations or exhibitions, if the presentations or exhibitions are not carried on solely for the purpose of financial gain; or

(i) a commercial motor vehicle having a gross weight of 8,200 kilograms or less, or a combination of a commercial motor vehicle and trailer or trailers having a gross weight of 8,200 kilograms or less, that is being operated in Ontario for the purpose of transporting used household goods owned by the owner or lessee of the commercial motor vehicle.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 15 (1).

(2) Clauses (1) (g) and (h) do not apply to provide an exemption for a commercial motor vehicle being operated in Ontario on a continuous trip originating at a point outside Ontario and destined to a point outside Ontario.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 15 (2).

15.1 Revoked:  O. Reg. 62/11, s. 5.

16. A trailer in Ontario that displays a valid number plate issued by another province or a state of the United States of America or that is in compliance with the law, in respect of registration of trailers, of the jurisdiction in which the owner or lessee of the trailer resides is exempt from section 7 of the Act.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 16; O. Reg. 666/00, s. 5.

16.1 (1) Subject to subsections (2), (3) and (4), the following classes of vehicle are exempt from subsections 7 (1), (4) and (5) of the Act:

1. Commercial motor vehicles and vehicles that are used for hauling,

i. raw forest products, or

ii. materials, supplies or equipment required for, or used in a process related to, the harvesting or processing of raw forest products.

2. Vehicles with a manufacturer’s gross vehicle weight rating exceeding 63,500 kilograms that are used exclusively for transporting between steel production facilities,

i. steel slabs, steel coils or related partly-processed or finished goods, or

ii. steel production equipment.

3. New vehicles that are owned by their manufacturer and that, upon being completed, are driven away from the place at which their manufacture was completed.  O. Reg. 343/97, s. 1; O. Reg. 123/01, s. 1 (1, 2); O. Reg. 78/15, ss. 1 (1, 2).

(2) The exemption in paragraph 1 of subsection (1) applies only while the following conditions are satisfied:

1. The driver, owner and operator of the commercial motor vehicle and vehicle are complying with the Act, other than subsections 7 (1), (4) and (5), the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act and the Dangerous Goods Transportation Act, and with the regulations under those Acts.

2. The commercial motor vehicle and vehicle are not being operated on a highway other than to cross it directly at the intersection of a private road and,

i. the King’s Highway known as No. 105 in the Township of Ear Falls in the District of Kenora, or

ii. the King’s Highway known as No. 657 in the Township of Ear Falls in the District of Kenora.

3. There is an outstanding permit issued under clause 34 (2) (f) of the Public Transportation and Highway Improvement Act permitting the use of the private road as a means of access to the highways referred to in paragraph 2.

4. There is a vehicle portion of the permit for both the commercial motor vehicle and the vehicle.

5. The driver of the commercial motor vehicle shall surrender the vehicle portion of the permits for the commercial motor vehicle and vehicle, or a copy of them, upon a demand made under the Act.  O. Reg. 343/97, s. 1; O. Reg. 123/01, s. 1 (3); O. Reg. 119/12, s. 4.

(3) The exemption in paragraph 2 of subsection (1) applies only while the following conditions are satisfied:

1. The vehicle is only operated in the City of Hamilton,

i. while directly crossing the roadway known as Depew Street at a point 320 metres south of the roadway known as Burlington Street East and 48 metres north of the roadway known as Gertrude Street, or

ii. on the following parts of highways:

A. That part of the roadway known as Kenilworth Avenue North lying between its northern limit and a point at its intersection with the roadway known as Dofasco Road.

B. That part of the roadway known as Dofasco Road lying between a point at its intersection with the roadway known as Kenilworth Avenue North and a point at its intersection with the roadway known as Beach Road.

C. That part of the roadway known as Ottawa Street North lying between its northern limit and a point at its intersection with the roadway known as Beach Road.

D. That part of the roadway known as Beach Road lying between a point at its intersection with the roadway known as Kenilworth Avenue North to a point 200 metres west of the roadway known as Ottawa Street North.

E. That part of the roadway known as Burlington Street East lying between a point at its intersection with the roadway known as Ottawa Street North and a point at its intersection with the roadway known as Strathearne Avenue.

F. That part of the roadway known as Strathearne Avenue lying between its northern limit and a point at its intersection with the roadway known as Brampton Street.

2. There is a current written agreement between the City of Hamilton and the operator of the vehicle relating to the use of vehicles as described in paragraph 2 of subsection (1) on the parts of highways described in subparagraphs 1 i and ii.

3. The operator of the vehicle is in compliance with the agreement described in paragraph 2.  O. Reg. 123/01, s. 1 (4).

(4) The exemption in paragraph 3 of subsection (1) applies only while the following conditions are satisfied:

1. The vehicle is in transit between the place at which its manufacture was completed and the yard at which it is to be kept prior to shipping.

2. The distance between the place at which the vehicle’s manufacture was completed and the yard at which it is to be kept prior to shipping is not more than eight kilometres.

3. The driver of the vehicle is the holder of a valid driver’s licence for that class of vehicle.

4. The vehicle is insured under a contract of automobile insurance in accordance with section 2 of the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act.  O. Reg. 78/15, s. 1 (3).

General Fees

17. (1) The following fees shall be paid to the Ministry:

1. For a permit for a motor vehicle or trailer, $20.

Note: On January 1, 2017, paragraph 1 is revoked and the following substituted: (See: O. Reg. 245/14, ss. 1 (1), 2 (4))

1. For a permit for a motor vehicle or trailer, $32.

2. For a permit and number plates for a motor vehicle, $40.

Note: On November 1, 2016, paragraph 2 is revoked and the following substituted: (See: O. Reg. 245/14, ss. 1 (2), 2 (3))

2. For a permit and number plates for a motor vehicle, $45.

Note: On January 1, 2017, paragraph 2 is revoked and the following substituted: (See: O. Reg. 245/14, ss. 1 (3), 2 (4))

2. For a permit and number plates for a motor vehicle, $57.

Note: On January 1, 2018, paragraph 2 of subsection 17 (1) of the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted: (See: O. Reg. 258/15, s. 1 (1))

2. For a permit and number plates for a motor vehicle, $59.

2.1 For a Dealer permit and number plate for a motor vehicle other than a motorcycle or motor assisted bicycle, $30.

2.2 For a Manufacturer permit and number plate, $30.

3. For a permit and number plate for a trailer, $59.

Note: On January 1, 2017, paragraph 3 is revoked and the following substituted: (See: O. Reg. 245/14, ss. 1 (4), 2 (4))

3. For a permit and number plate for a trailer, $72.

4. For a permit and number plates for a commercial motor vehicle, where a municipal fire department will be operating the vehicle and is applying to be the permit holder, $35.

5. For a duplicate validated permit for a motor vehicle or a duplicate permit for a trailer, in case of loss or destruction, $20.

Note: On January 1, 2017, paragraph 5 is revoked and the following substituted: (See: O. Reg. 245/14, ss. 1 (5), 2 (4))

5. For a duplicate validated permit for a motor vehicle or a duplicate permit for a trailer, in case of loss or destruction, $32.

6. For a duplicate validated permit, number plates and evidence of validation for a motor vehicle, in case of loss or destruction, $40.

Note: On November 1, 2016, paragraph 6 is revoked and the following substituted: (See: O. Reg. 245/14, ss. 1 (6), 2 (3))

6. For a duplicate validated permit, number plates and evidence of validation for a motor vehicle, in case of loss or destruction, $45.

Note: On January 1, 2017, paragraph 6 is revoked and the following substituted: (See: O. Reg. 245/14, ss. 1 (7), 2 (4))

6. For a duplicate validated permit, number plates and evidence of validation for a motor vehicle, in case of loss or destruction, $57.

6.0.0.1 For a duplicate permit and number plate for a trailer, in case of loss or destruction, $35.

Note: On January 1, 2017, paragraph 6.0.0.1 is revoked and the following substituted: (See: O. Reg. 245/14, ss. 1 (8), 2 (4))

6.0.0.1 For a duplicate permit and number plate for a trailer, in case of loss or destruction, $48.

6.0.1 For replacement of a Dealer permit and number plate and evidence of validation in case of loss or destruction, $30.

6.0.2 For replacement of a Manufacturer permit and number plate in case of loss or destruction, $30.

6.1 For a motor vehicle permit and number plates bearing a requested graphic, $75.

6.2 For a duplicate validated motor vehicle permit, number plates bearing the same requested graphic and evidence of validation, in case of loss or destruction, $50.

7. For a motor vehicle permit and number plates bearing a requested number, $276.64.

7.1 For a motor vehicle permit and number plates bearing a requested number and graphic, $300.

7.2 For a permit issued under subsection 7 (7.1) of the Act to match existing number plates for a historic vehicle, where a permit has not previously been issued under that subsection matching those specific number plates for that specific historic vehicle, $225.

8. For a motor vehicle permit and number plates bearing an amateur radio call sign, $30.

9. For the replacement of number plates bearing a requested number, with or without a requested graphic, with number plates bearing the same number and graphic, if any,

i. in the case of loss or destruction, $90,

ii. in the case of the plates being stolen and a police report submitted, $50.

9.1 For the replacement of number plates bearing a requested number with number plates bearing the same number and adding a requested graphic, $125.

9.2 For the replacement of number plates bearing a requested number and graphic with number plates bearing the same number but a different graphic, $125.

9.3 For a sample number plate, $15.

9.4 For a sample number plate bearing a requested graphic, $30.

10. For the replacement of number plates bearing an amateur radio call sign with number plates bearing the same amateur radio call sign, in case of loss or destruction, $15.

11. For evidence of validation only, in case of loss or destruction, $7.

12. For a permit for a motor vehicle or trailer that is issued to a person licensed under the Act to deal in motor vehicles or trailers, where the vehicle for which the permit is issued is held for resale, $5.

12.1 For a permit for a motor vehicle or trailer that is issued to a motor vehicle dealer registered under the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act, 2002, other than a dealer registered as a broker, where the vehicle for which the permit is issued is held for resale, $5.

12.2 For a permit for a motor vehicle or trailer that is issued to a motor vehicle dealer referred to in clause 2 (2) (c.1) or (c.2), where the vehicle for which the permit is issued is held for resale, $5.

13. To increase by 7,000 kilograms the permitted gross weight of a vehicle in accordance with subsection 121 (2) of the Act, for an annual term from the 1st day of April to the 31st day of March, $300.

14. Revoked:  O. Reg. 62/11, s. 6 (3).

15. For a special permit for,

i. a trailer, $23,

ii. a motor vehicle that is not a commercial motor vehicle, $23,

iii. an unladen commercial motor vehicle for which temporary validation is not issued, $23,

iv. a roadworthy prototype vehicle, $23,

v. a laden commercial motor vehicle not drawing a trailer, $114,

vi. a commercial motor vehicle drawing a trailer, either or both of which are laden, $201,

vii a commercial motor vehicle on whose chassis there is a machine or apparatus that is not designed or used primarily for the transportation of persons or property, $201.

16. For each search of vehicle records by plate number, vehicle identification number, name or identification number of registered owner or permit holder, $12.

17. For a copy of any writing, paper or document, other than an accident report, filed in the Ministry or any statement containing information from the records, $6.

18. For a copy of an accident report, $12.

19. For certification of a copy of any writing, paper or document filed in the Ministry or any statement containing information from the records, $6.

20. For administrative costs associated with the issuance or validation of a permit, the fee for which is prorated under a reciprocity agreement or arrangement with another jurisdiction, $25.

R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 17; O. Reg. 309/92, s. 3; O. Reg. 404/93, s. 1; O. Reg. 820/93, s. 1; O. Reg. 576/94, s. 1 (1); O. Reg. 332/95, s. 1; O. Reg. 193/00, s. 1; O. Reg. 290/04, s. 1; O. Reg. 367/04, s. 4; O. Reg. 15/05, s. 1; O. Reg. 71/08, s. 9; O. Reg. 446/09, s. 3; O. Reg. 211/10, s. 5; O. Reg. 62/11, s. 6; O. Reg. 168/12, s. 2; O. Reg. 312/12, s. 1; O. Reg. 244/13, s. 1; O. Reg. 245/14, s. 1 (9); O. Reg. 328/15, s. 5.

(2) Despite paragraphs 9.3 and 9.4 of subsection (1), no fee is payable for a sample plate or a sample plate with a requested graphic issued to the Government of Ontario or for non-commercial use.  O. Reg. 576/94, s. 1 (2).

(3) No fee is payable under paragraph 6.1, 6.2, 9, 9.1, 9.2 or 9.4 of subsection (1) where the number plates referred to in that paragraph bear a veteran graphic and are issued to a person who is certified by the Royal Canadian Legion — Ontario Command to be a veteran.  O. Reg. 437/03, s. 1.

(4) Despite paragraph 7.1 of subsection (1), the fee payable under that paragraph for a motor vehicle permit and number plates bearing a requested number and a veteran graphic issued to a person who is certified by the Royal Canadian Legion — Ontario Command to be a veteran is $251.65.  O. Reg. 437/03, s. 1; O. Reg. 245/14, s. 1 (10); O. Reg. 258/15, s. 1 (2).

(5) In subsections (3) and (4),

“veteran graphic” means a graphic honouring veterans that is made available by the Ministry.  O. Reg. 437/03, s. 1.

Validation Fees

17.1 The fee for temporary validation of a permit is $15.  O. Reg. 71/08, s. 10.

18. (1) For validation of a permit referred to in Schedule 4, the following fees shall be paid to the Ministry:

1. If the validation period is 12 months, the applicable annual fee for the appropriate permit number set out in Schedule 4.

2. If the validation period is 24 months, an amount equal to twice the applicable annual fee for the appropriate permit number set out in Schedule 4.

3. If the validation period is at least three months but not 12 or 24 months, the fee determined under subsection (2).  O. Reg. 62/11, s. 7.

(2) If the validation period of the permit is at least three but not 12 or 24 months, the validation fee for that number of months is the amount calculated according to the following formula and rounded up or down to the nearest nickel:

A × (B/12)

in which,

  “A” is the number of months, and

  “B” is the applicable annual fee for the appropriate permit number set out in Schedule 4.

O. Reg. 62/11, s. 7.

(3) For the purposes of determining the validation fee payable for a number of months under this section, a part of a month shall count as a full month.  O. Reg. 62/11, s. 7.

(4) Upon renewal of the validation of a permit referred to in Schedule 4, the following fees shall be paid to the Ministry:

1. If the validation period is at least three but not more than 12 months, the applicable annual fee for the appropriate permit number set out in Schedule 4.

2. If the validation period is more than 12 but not more than 24 months, an amount equal to twice the applicable annual fee for the appropriate permit number set out in Schedule 4.  O. Reg. 62/11, s. 7.

(5) Despite subsection (4), if a person demonstrates to the Ministry that it was not possible to operate the vehicle during any period before the application for renewal was made, the Ministry shall refund to the person the difference between the amount paid for renewal of the permit validation and the amount of the fee, determined under subsection (2), payable for the number of months for which the vehicle could be operated, less a $5 administrative fee.  O. Reg. 62/11, s. 7.

(6) If a person surrenders plates for a permit referred to in Schedule 4 to the Ministry at least three months before the end of a period of validation purchased on renewal, subsection (4) does not apply and the Ministry shall refund to the person in respect of the remaining full months of validation the amount of the fee, determined under subsection (2), payable for that number of months, less a $5 administrative fee.  O. Reg. 62/11, s. 7.

(6.1) Despite subsections (5) and (6), a person is not eligible for a refund of fees under those subsections if,

(a) the person has received compensation under section 17.2 of the Ministry of Government Services Act;

(b) the compensation is in respect of a service standard not having been met in connection with the issuance of evidence of validation for a permit to the person in respect of a validation period; and

(c) the fees that would otherwise be refunded are all or part of the fees the person paid for the validation period in respect of which the compensation was received.  O. Reg. 344/11, s. 1.

(7) Subsections (1) and (2) apply, and subsection (4) does not apply, to the renewal of the validation period for,

(a) a permit to which subsection 8.1 (8) applies;

(b) a Dealer permit, a Service permit, a Dealer and Service permit or a Manufacturer permit; and

(c) a permit for which the anniversary date of its expiry date has been changed.  O. Reg. 62/11, s. 7; O. Reg. 328/15, s. 6.

(8) If the portion of a commercial motor vehicle designed to carry a load is occupied solely by a self-contained dwelling unit designed, equipped and used exclusively for living accommodation, the weight of the unit is not included in determining the gross weight of the vehicle for the purpose of ascertaining fees for permit numbers 10 and 11.  O. Reg. 62/11, s. 7.

19. (1) For validation of a permit for a commercial motor vehicle, the following fees shall be paid to the Ministry:

1. For a commercial motor vehicle or a combination of a commercial motor vehicle and trailer or trailers, other than a bus, having a gross weight of more than 3,000 kilograms,

i. if the validation period is 12 months, the applicable annual fee set out in Schedule 1, 

ii. if the validation period is at least three but less than 12 months, the fee determined under subsection (2), or

iii. if the validation period is 13, 14 or 15 months, the fee determined under subsection (3).

2. For a commercial motor vehicle or a combination of a commercial motor vehicle and trailer or trailers, other than a bus, having a gross weight of more than 3,000 kilograms, where the permit holder is a farmer and the vehicle is used for any of the purposes set out in subsection (5),

i. if the validation period is 12 months, the applicable annual fee set out in Schedule 2, 

ii. if the validation period is at least three but less than 12 months, the fee determined under subsection (2), or

iii. if the validation period is 13, 14 or 15 months, the fee determined under subsection (3).

3. For a bus, including a school bus described in subsection 5 (3),

i. if the validation period is 12 months, the applicable annual fee set out in Schedule 3,

ii. if the validation period is at least three but less than 12 months, the fee determined under subsection (2), or

iii. if the validation period is 13, 14 or 15 months, the fee determined under subsection (3).  O. Reg. 62/11, s. 7.

(2) If the validation period is at least three but less than 12 months, the validation fee for that number of months is the amount calculated according to the following formula and rounded up to the nearest dollar:

[(A × 8) + 4] × (B/100)

in which,

  “A” is the number of months, and

  “B” is the applicable annual fee set out in Schedule 1, 2 or 3, as applicable. 

O. Reg. 62/11, s. 7.

(3) If the validation period is 13, 14 or 15 months, the validation fee for that number of months is the amount calculated according to the following formula and rounded up to the nearest dollar:

A × (B/12)

in which,

  “A” is the number of months, and

  “B” is the applicable annual fee set out in Schedule 1, 2 or 3, as applicable.

 O. Reg. 62/11, s. 7.

(4) For the purposes of determining the validation fee payable for a number of months under this section, a part of a month shall count as a full month.  O. Reg. 62/11, s. 7.

(5) The purposes referred to in paragraph 2 of subsection (1) are,

(a) the farmer’s personal transportation;

(b) the uncompensated transportation of farm products, supplies or equipment; or

(c) the compensated transportation of farm products, supplies or equipment in the month of September, October or November.  O. Reg. 62/11, s. 7.

(6) The fee for validation of a permit for a commercial motor vehicle is one-half the fee payable under paragraph 1 of subsection (1), if,

(a) the commercial motor vehicle is used exclusively for the transportation of road building machinery owned by the permit holder; or

(b) the commercial motor vehicle,

(i) has a machine or apparatus mounted upon the chassis thereof that is not designed or used primarily for the transportation of persons or property, and

(ii) is only incidentally operated or moved over the highways.  O. Reg. 62/11, s. 7.

(7) Despite paragraph 3 of subsection (1), a permit for a school bus described in subsection 5 (3) shall not be issued or validated if the bus has a gross weight of more than 20,000 kilograms.  O. Reg. 62/11, s. 7.

Fee Exemptions

20. (1) No fee is payable for a permit, number plates or evidence of validation issued for a motor vehicle where the permit holder or person applying to be the permit holder is,

(a) the Governor General;

(b) the Lieutenant Governor;

(c) the government of a province or of Canada;

(d) a foreign government or a representative of a foreign government who has taken a post in Ontario in the capacity of,

(i) ambassador, high commissioner or chargé d’affaires,

(ii) head of delegation or head of office,

(iii) minister-counsellor or minister,

(iv) counsellor,

(v) first, second or third secretary,

(vi) attaché,

(vii) military, air or naval attaché or advisor,

(viii) assistant military, air or naval attaché or advisor,

(ix) consul-general, consul, vice-consul or consular agent;

(e) the spouse or child of any representative referred to in clause (d);

(f) a person serving or employed on the technical or support staff of a diplomatic or consular mission or high commission provided that the person,

(i) is authorized as eligible for exempt status by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada,

(ii) is not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident within the meaning of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada), and

(iii) is assigned to duty from the foreign government being represented and not engaged locally by the mission or commission;

(g) the spouse or child of any person described in clause (f), provided that the spouse or child meets the requirements set out in subclause (f) (ii);

(h) an international organization that is authorized as eligible for exempt status by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada;

(i) a representative of an international organization described in clause (h) who is posted in Ontario and,

(i) is authorized as eligible for exempt status by Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada,

(ii) is not a Canadian citizen or permanent resident within the meaning of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada), and

(iii) is assigned to the post from the international organization and is not engaged locally by it; or

(j) the spouse or child of any person described in clause (i), if the spouse or child meets the requirements set out in subclause (i) (ii).  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 20; O. Reg. 309/92, s. 4; O. Reg. 87/00, s. 2 (1); O. Reg. 358/05, s. 2 (1); O. Reg. 62/11, s. 8.

(2) In this section,

“spouse” has the same meaning as in Part III of the Family Law Act.  O. Reg. 358/05, s. 2 (2).

21. (1) No fee is payable for validation of a permit for,

(a) a commercial motor vehicle, where the permit holder is a band, as defined by and to which the Indian Act (Canada) applies, and the vehicle’s operation outside a reserve is exclusively for the carriage of goods owned by the band;

(b) a commercial motor vehicle, where the permit holder is the Canadian Red Cross Society or any branch thereof or the Order of St. John;

(c) a commercial motor vehicle, where the permit holder is a municipal fire department; or

(d) a bus, where the permit holder is a church Sunday school, church day school, a nondenominational school or a religious organization.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 21 (1).

(2) No fee is payable for the validation of a permit issued in Ontario for a validation period coinciding with the balance of the period of validity of a permit issued by another jurisdiction to the same permit holder in respect of the same motor vehicle where,

(a) the permit holder is a member of the Canadian Armed Forces who has moved into Ontario and surrendered the permit for the vehicle issued by the other jurisdiction; or

(b) the permit holder is a member of the armed forces of the United States of America who has been assigned to duty in Ontario for a period exceeding three months and surrendered the permit for the vehicle issued by the other jurisdiction.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 21 (2).

21.1 (1) The fee set out in paragraph 1 of subsection 17 (1) does not apply with respect to a permit for a vehicle applied for under section 3.1 as a result of a change of address of the owner of the vehicle.  O. Reg. 168/12, s. 3.

(2) The fee set out in paragraph 1 of subsection 17 (1) does not apply with respect to a permit for a vehicle applied for under section 3.1 as a result of a change of name of the owner of the vehicle,

(a) if the permit is held by the owner as an individual; or

(b) if the permit would be exempt under subsection 21 (1).  O. Reg. 168/12, s. 3.

22. (1) The fees set out in paragraphs 1, 2 and 3 of subsection 17 (1) do not apply with respect to,

(a) a permit and number plate, where the fee for the permit is prorated under a reciprocity agreement or arrangement with another jurisdiction;

(b) a permit for a commercial motor vehicle, where the person applying to be the permit holder is the Canadian Red Cross Society or any branch thereof or the Order of St. John;

(c) a permit and number plate, where the number plate is issued as a replacement for a number plate that bears the international symbol of access for the disabled;

(d) a permit issued to a person licensed under the Act to wreck vehicles, where the vehicle for which the permit is issued is held for wrecking; or

(e) a permit that is issued to correct information contained thereon.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 22 (1).

(2) The fee set out in paragraph 7 of subsection 17 (1) does not apply with respect to a permit and number plate bearing a requested number where the number plate is issued as a replacement for a number plate bearing a requested number and the international symbol of access for the disabled.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 22 (2).

22.1 The fee set out in paragraph 20 of subsection 17 (1) does not apply to the conversion of the registration of a commercial motor vehicle from the Canadian Agreement on Vehicle Registration to the International Registration Plan.  O. Reg. 666/00, s. 6.

Penalty

23. If a person purports to pay a vehicle-related fee or tax, other than a tax described in section 8.3, by a cheque that is not honoured, and the fee or tax is not paid within thirty days after the date of a letter from the Ministry notifying the person that the cheque was not honoured, the person shall pay a penalty of the greater of,

(a) 10 per cent of the amount of the fee or tax outstanding; and

(b) $5 for each number plate or permit.  R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 628, s. 23; O. Reg. 303/08, s. 2.

SCHEDULE 1
annual validation fees for commercial motor vehicles described in paragraph 1 of subsection 19 (1)

Gross Weight in Kilograms

Annual Fee ($)

Before December 1, 2013

Annual Fee ($)

From December 1, 2013 to November 30, 2014

Annual Fee ($)

On and after December 1, 2014

3001 to 3500

142

174

185

3501 to 4000

161

197

209

4001 to 4500

181

221

235

4501 to 5000

200

245

260

5001 to 6000

217

266

282

6001 to 7000

272

333

354

7001 to 8000

328

401

426

8001 to 9000

382

467

497

9001 to 10000

437

535

568

10001 to 11000

491

601

638

11001 to 12000

547

669

711

12001 to 13000

602

737

783

13001 to 14000

658

805

855

14001 to 15000

714

874

928

15001 to 16000

770

942

1001

16001 to 17000

826

1011

1074

17001 to 18000

880

1077

1144

18001 to 19000

937

1146

1218

19001 to 20000

993

1215

1291

20001 to 21000

1049

1283

1364

21001 to 22000

1105

1352

1437

22001 to 23000

1162

1422

1511

23001 to 24000

1218

1490

1583

24001 to 25000

1275

1560

1658

25001 to 26000

1331

1628

1730

26001 to 27000

1388

1698

1804

27001 to 28000

1446

1769

1880

28001 to 29000

1503

1839

1954

29001 to 30000

1560

1909

2028

30001 to 31000

1617

1978

2102

31001 to 32000

1674

2048

2176

32001 to 33000

1732

2119

2252

33001 to 34000

1789

2189

2326

34001 to 35000

1847

2260

2401

35001 to 36000

1905

2331

2477

36001 to 37000

1963

2402

2552

37001 to 38000

2020

2471

2626

38001 to 39000

2079

2544

2703

39001 to 40000

2137

2615

2778

40001 to 41000

2196

2687

2855

41001 to 42000

2254

2758

2930

42001 to 43000

2313

2830

3007

43001 to 44000

2371

2901

3082

44001 to 45000

2430

2973

3159

45001 to 46000

2490

3047

3237

46001 to 47000

2548

3118

3312

47001 to 48000

2608

3191

3390

48001 to 49000

2666

3262

3466

49001 to 50000

2726

3335

3544

50001 to 51000

2785

3407

3621

51001 to 52000

2844

3480

3697

52001 to 53000

2904

3553

3775

53001 to 54000

2964

3626

3853

54001 to 55000

3024

3700

3931

55001 to 56000

3084

3773

4009

56001 to 57000

3145

3848

4089

57001 to 58000

3205

3921

4167

58001 to 59000

3264

3994

4243

59001 to 60000

3325

4068

4323

60001 to 61000

3385

4142

4401

61001 to 62000

3446

4216

4480

62001 to 63000

3507

4291

4559

63001 to 63500

3539

4330

4601

O. Reg. 244/13, s. 2.

Note: On December 1, 2016, Schedule 1 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted: (See: O. Reg. 258/15, s. 2)

schedule 1
annual validation fees for commercial motor vehicles described in paragraph 1 of subsection 19 (1)

 

Gross Weight in Kilograms

Annual Fee in dollars

On and after December 1, 2016

3001 to 3500

188.75

3501 to 4000

213.25

4001 to 4500

239.75

4501 to 5000

265.25

5001 to 6000

288.75

6001 to 7000

361.00

7001 to 8000

434.50

8001 to 9000

506.00

9001 to 10000

579.25

10001 to 11000

651.75

11001 to 12000

725.25

12001 to 13000

798.75

13001 to 14000

872.00

14001 to 15000

947.50

15001 to 16000

1021.00

16001 to 17000

1095.50

17001 to 18000

1167.00

18001 to 19000

1242.25

19001 to 20000

1316.75

20001 to 21000

1390.25

21001 to 22000

1465.75

22001 to 23000

1541.25

23001 to 24000

1614.75

24001 to 25000

1691.25

25001 to 26000

1764.50

26001 to 27000

1841.00

27001 to 28000

1917.50

28001 to 29000

1993.00

29001 to 30000

2068.50

30001 to 31000

2144.00

31001 to 32000

2220.50

32001 to 33000

2297.00

33001 to 34000

2372.50

34001 to 35000

2451.00

35001 to 36000

2526.50

36001 to 37000

2603.00

37001 to 38000

2678.50

38001 to 39000

2757.00

39001 to 40000

2834.50

40001 to 41000

2912.00

41001 to 42000

2989.50

42001 to 43000

3067.25

43001 to 44000

3144.75

44001 to 45000

3222.25

45001 to 46000

3302.75

46001 to 47000

3379.25

47001 to 48000

3458.75

48001 to 49000

3536.25

49001 to 50000

3614.75

50001 to 51000

3692.50

51001 to 52000

3773.00

52001 to 53000

3851.50

53001 to 54000

3930.00

54001 to 55000

4010.50

55001 to 56000

4089.25

56001 to 57000

4170.75

57001 to 58000

4249.25

58001 to 59000

4330.00

59001 to 60000

4410.50

60001 to 61000

4490.00

61001 to 62000

4570.50

62001 to 63000

4652.25

63001 to 63500

4693.00

O. Reg. 258/15, s. 2.

SCHEDULE 2
annual validation fees for commercial motor vehicles described in paragraph 2 of subsection 19 (1) — farm vehicles

Gross Weight in Kilograms

Annual Fee ($)

Before January 1, 2014

Annual Fee ($)

From January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014

Annual Fee ($)

From January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015

Annual Fee ($)

On and after January 1, 2016

3001 to 3500

93

107

123

140

3501 to 4000

95

110

126

143

4001 to 4500

99

114

131

149

4501 to 5000

102

118

135

154

5001 to 6000

107

123

141

160

6001 to 7000

113

130

149

170

7001 to 8000

124

143

164

187

8001 to 9000

135

155

178

203

9001 to 10000

146

168

193

220

10001 to 11000

156

180

207

236

11001 to 12000

168

193

222

253

12001 to 13000

179

206

237

270

13001 to 14000

190

218

251

286

14001 to 15000

201

231

266

303

15001 to 16000

212

243

280

319

16001 to 17000

223

257

295

336

17001 to 18000

235

270

310

353

18001 to 19000

245

282

324

369

19001 to 20000

256

295

339

386

20001 to 21000

267

307

353

402

21001 to 22000

278

320

368

419

22001 to 23000

290

333

383

436

23001 to 24000

300

345

397

452

24001 to 25000

312

358

412

469

25001 to 26000

322

370

426

485

26001 to 27000

334

384

441

502

27001 to 28000

345

397

456

519

28001 to 29000

355

409

470

535

29001 to 30000

367

422

485

552

30001 to 31000

377

434

499

568

31001 to 32000

389

447

514

585

32001 to 33000

400

460

529

602

33001 to 34000

411

472

543

618

34001 to 35000

422

485

558

635

35001 to 36000

432

497

572

651

36001 to 37000

444

510

587

668

37001 to 38000

455

524

602

685

38001 to 39000

466

536

616

701

39001 to 40000

477

549

631

718

40001 to 41000

488

561

645

734

41001 to 42000

499

574

660

751

42001 to 43000

511

587

675

768

43001 to 44000

521

599

689

784

44001 to 45000

532

612

704

801

45001 to 46000

543

624

718

817

46001 to 47000

554

637

733

834

47001 to 48000

566

651

748

851

48001 to 49000

576

663

762

867

49001 to 50000

588

676

777

884

50001 to 51000

598

688

791

900

51001 to 52000

610

701

806

917

52001 to 53000

621

714

821

934

53001 to 54000

631

726

835

950

54001 to 55000

643

739

850

967

55001 to 56000

653

751

864

983

56001 to 57000

665

764

879

1000

57001 to 58000

676

778

894

1018

58001 to 59000

687

790

908

1033

59001 to 60000

698

803

923

1051

60001 to 61000

708

815

937

1067

61001 to 62000

720

828

952

1084

62001 to 63000

731

841

967

1101

63001 to 63500

737

848

975

1110

O. Reg. 244/13, s. 2.

Note: On January 1, 2017, Schedule 2 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted: (See: O. Reg. 258/15, s. 3)

Schedule 2
annual validation fees for commercial motor vehicles described in paragraph 2 of subsection 19 (1) — farm vehicles

 

Gross Weight in Kilograms

Annual Fee in dollars

On and after January 1, 2017

3001 to 3500

142.75

3501 to 4000

145.00

4001 to 4500

152.00

4501 to 5000

157.25

5001 to 6000

164.25

6001 to 7000

173.50

7001 to 8000

190.75

8001 to 9000

207.25

9001 to 10000

224.50

10001 to 11000

239.75

11001 to 12000

258.25

12001 to 13000

275.50

13001 to 14000

293.00

14001 to 15000

309.25

15001 to 16000

326.50

16001 to 17000

343.00

17001 to 18000

360.25

18001 to 19000

376.50

19001 to 20000

394.00

20001 to 21000

410.25

21001 to 22000

427.50

22001 to 23000

446.00

23001 to 24000

461.25

24001 to 25000

479.75

25001 to 26000

494.00

26001 to 27000

511.25

27001 to 28000

529.75

28001 to 29000

545.00

29001 to 30000

563.25

30001 to 31000

579.75

31001 to 32000

598.00

32001 to 33000

614.25

33001 to 34000

630.75

34001 to 35000

649.00

35001 to 36000

663.25

36001 to 37000

682.75

37001 to 38000

699.00

38001 to 39000

715.25

39001 to 40000

732.75

40001 to 41000

749.00

41001 to 42000

766.50

42001 to 43000

783.75

43001 to 44000

800.00

44001 to 45000

817.50

45001 to 46000

835.75

46001 to 47000

850.00

47001 to 48000

869.50

48001 to 49000

885.75

49001 to 50000

904.25

50001 to 51000

919.50

51001 to 52000

936.75

52001 to 53000

955.25

53001 to 54000

970.50

54001 to 55000

988.75

55001 to 56000

1,002.25

56001 to 57000

1,022.50

57001 to 58000

1,040.00

58001 to 59000

1,054.25

59001 to 60000

1,072.50

60001 to 61000

1,088.75

61001 to 62000

1,106.25

62001 to 63000

1,123.50

63001 to 63500

1,132.25

O. Reg. 258/15, s. 3.

SCHEDULE 3
annual validation fees for commercial motor vehicles described in paragraph 3 of subsection 19 (1) — buses, including school buses

Gross Weight in Kilograms

Annual Fee ($)

Before November 1, 2013

Annual Fee ($)

From November 1, 2013 to October 31, 2014

Annual Fee ($)

From November 1, 2014 to October 31, 2015

Annual Fee ($)

On and after November 1, 2015

1 to 2500

76

87

100

120

2501 to 3000

93

107

123

148

3001 to 3500

105

120

138

166

3501 to 4000

115

132

152

182

4001 to 4500

127

145

167

200

4501 to 5000

137

157

181

217

5001 to 6000

167

192

221

265

6001 to 7000

197

226

260

312

7001 to 8000

227

261

300

360

8001 to 9000

256

295

339

407

9001 to 10000

288

331

380

456

10001 to 11000

317

365

420

504

11001 to 12000

348

401

461

553

12001 to 13000

380

436

502

602

13001 to 14000

411

472

543

652

14001 to 15000

442

508

584

701

15001 to 16000

473

544

625

750

16001 to 17000

505

581

668

802

17001 to 18000

536

616

709

851

18001 to 19000

568

653

751

901

19001 to 20000

600

690

794

953

20001 to 21000

631

726

835

1002

21001 to 22000

665

764

879

1055

22001 to 23000

697

801

922

1106

23001 to 24000

729

838

964

1157

24001 to 25000

761

875

1007

1208

25001 to 26000

795

914

1051

1261

26001 to 27000

828

952

1095

1314

27001 to 28000

860

989

1138

1366

28001 to 29000

894

1028

1182

1418

29001 to 30000

927

1066

1226

1471

30001 to 31000

960

1104

1270

1524

31001 to 32000

995

1144

1316

1579

32001 to 33000

1028

1182

1360

1632

33001 to 34000

1063

1222

1405

1686

34001 to 35000

1097

1262

1451

1741

35001 to 36000

1130

1300

1495

1794

36001 to 37000

1165

1340

1541

1849

37001 to 38000

1199

1379

1586

1903

38001 to 39000

1235

1420

1633

1960

39001 to 40000

1270

1460

1679

2015

O. Reg. 244/13, s. 2.

Note: On January 1, 2017, Schedule 3 to the Regulation is revoked and the following substituted: (See: O. Reg. 258/15, s. 4)

schedule 3
annual validation fees for commercial motor vehicles described in paragraph 3 of subsection 19 (1) — buses, including school buses

 

Gross Weight in Kilograms

Annual Fee in dollars

On and after January 1, 2017

1 to 2500

122.50

2501 to 3000

151.00

3001 to 3500

170.25

3501 to 4000

185.75

4001 to 4500

 206.00

4501 to 5000

221.25

5001 to 6000

270.25

6001 to 7000

318.25

7001 to 8000

367.25

8001 to 9000

415.25

9001 to 10000

466.25

10001 to 11000

513.00

11001 to 12000

564.00

12001 to 13000

616.00

13001 to 14000

665.00

14001 to 15000

715.00

15001 to 16000

766.00

16001 to 17000

818.00

17001 to 18000

867.00

18001 to 19000

919.00

19001 to 20000

971.00

20001 to 21000

1,023.00

21001 to 22000

1,076.00

22001 to 23000

1,127.00

23001 to 24000

1,180.00

24001 to 25000

1,233.25

25001 to 26000

1,286.25

26001 to 27000

1,340.25

27001 to 28000

1,392.25

28001 to 29000

1,447.25

29001 to 30000

1,500.50

30001 to 31000

1,555.50

31001 to 32000

1,610.50

32001 to 33000

1,663.50

33001 to 34000

1,719.75

34001 to 35000

1,774.75

35001 to 36000

1,829.75

36001 to 37000

1,885.00

37001 to 38000

1,943.00

38001 to 39000

1,999.25

39001 to 40000

2,055.25

O. Reg. 258/15, s. 4.

SCHEDULE 4
annual validation fees for additional classes of vehicles

 

Item

Class of Vehicle

Annual Fee in dollars

From January 1, 2016 to August 31, 2016

Annual Fee in dollars

On and after September 1, 2016

1.

For a passenger car or motorized mobile home

108

120

2.

For a passenger car or motorized mobile home, if the permit holder is a resident of Northern Ontario

54

60

3.

For an historic vehicle

18

18

4.

For a motorcycle

42

42

5.

For a motorcycle, if the permit holder is a resident of Northern Ontario

21

21

6.

For a motor assisted bicycle

12

12

7.

For a Dealer permit or a Service permit for a motor vehicle or trailer

172

172

8.

For a Dealer and Service permit for a motorcycle or motor assisted bicycle

96

96

9.

For a Manufacturer permit for a motor vehicle

172

172

10.

For a Manufacturer permit for a motorcycle

96

96

11.

For a commercial motor vehicle or a combination of a commercial motor vehicle and trailer or trailers, other than a bus, with a gross weight of not more than 3,000 kilograms

108

120

12.

For a commercial motor vehicle or a combination of a commercial motor vehicle and trailer or trailers, other than a bus, with a gross weight of not more than 3,000 kilograms, if the vehicle is used primarily for personal transportation

108

120

13.

For a commercial motor vehicle or a combination of a commercial motor vehicle and trailer or trailers, other than a bus, with a gross weight of not more than 3,000 kilograms, if the permit holder is a resident of Northern Ontario who uses the vehicle primarily for personal transportation

54

60

O. Reg. 328/15, s.7.

Schedule 5 Revoked:  O. Reg. 62/11, s. 9.

 

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