To boost seating capacity to safely accommodate patrons and staff amid the COVID-19 outbreak, restaurants have been extending their outdoor patio areas.

To support our local restaurants, the Town of Ajax has launched a fast-tracked Patio Permit Program that features no application fee and quick turnaround to enable restaurants to expand their patios quickly and cost effectively.

So which patios are open for business? Here’s the growing list:

If you’re a restaurant looking to expand your patio area, visit the Temporary Patio Permit Application page for details and to apply.

If you know of a restaurant patio that is not on our list please send us an email to let us know at