The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) has announced that as of January 1, 2024, municipal oversight of towing services and storage yard operators will end and shift to Provincial oversight pursuant to the Towing and Storage Safety and Enforcement Act (TSSEA) regulations.  The Town’s Towing Services and Vehicle Storage Yard Facility By-law 2022-079 will remain in effect until December 31, 2023.

What this means?

  • Tow truck drivers, towing service operators and vehicle storage yard operators currently licensed in Orangeville will be required to maintain compliance with the Town’s By-law until December 31, 2023
  • During the period of September 12, 2023 to December 31, 2023, new applicants may provide to the Town the appropriate TSSEA certificate(s) in lieu of completing the Town’s licensing application process

Information regarding TSSEA’s Towing and Vehicle Storage Certificates and application process can be obtained on the Province’s website at

You need a licence in order to own/operate/ drive a tow truck, own/ operate a towing services business and/or operate a vehicle storage yard facility in the Town of Orangeville. Learn how to apply for a licence today.

You can view the Towing Services and Vehicle Storage Yard Facility By-law 2022-079 here.

Apply for a tow truck driver, towing services operator or vehicle storage yard facility licence

Please select the appropriate application and email it to [email protected], or submit it with all necessary documentation to Town Hall:

87 Broadway
Orangeville, ON
L9W 1K1

Application - Tow Truck Driver  

Application - Towing Services Operator 

Application - Vehicle Storage Yard Facility 


You need to renew your licence each year by the 31st day of January.


Towing Licence Rates
Licence or OtherAnnual Fee

Tow Truck Driver


Towing Services Operator



Vehicle Storage Yard Facility


Towing Replacement Rates
Licence or OtherAnnual Fee

Replacement Plate


Replacement Licence


Replacement Tow Truck