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Collision Tow Truck Licensing

HOW TO APPLY FOR A COLLISION TOW LICENSE IN THE TOWN OF NEW TECUMSETH

All owners of Tow Trucks used for collision towing or towing for the Vehicle Impound Program within the Service Area (Town of New Tecumseth, Town of Adjala-Tosorontio and Essa Township) must have a collision Tow Truck Licence.

The cost of a Collision Tow Truck Owner Licence is $200 per year.  All Collision Tow Trucks must also be licensed.  The fee is $200 per truck.

These licences expire on May 31 of each year.

The following documentation must be submitted for each Collision Tow Truck:

  • Completed Tow Truck Owner Application form
  • Proof of Valid Provincial Driver’s Licence
  • Criminal Record Check dated within 30 days of application
  • Ministry of Transportation Driver abstract dated within 30 days of application
  • Certificate of Insurance on form provided by the Town
  • Original Proof of Ownership of Vehicle(s) – must be current/valid
  • Location of Pound
  • Proof the Pound is in compliance with the local Municipality’s zoning by-law
  • Written acknowledgement that Vehicle Storage Compound is not shared with any other towing company
  • Written acknowledgement that the Owner is familiar with health and safety regulations and that each truck is equipped to ensure that all licensed drivers are in compliance at all times with the by-law
  • Written acknowledgement that the Owner has ensured that all drivers are familiar with the Towing Regulations of the Business Licensing By-law
  • Submit in writing a current list of all Drivers
  • Copy of Safety Standard Certificate or MTO Annual Inspection Certificate dated within 10 months of the application

HOW TO APPLY FOR A COLLISION TOW DRIVER’S LICENCE

The owner of a Tow Truck company licensed to Collision Tow must complete the top section of the application form.   The applicant completes the bottom section and must provide the following:

  • Proof of Valid Provincial Driver’s Licence
  • Criminal Record Check dated within 30 days of application
  • Ministry of Transportation Driver abstract dated within 30 days of application
  • License Fee of $50

The licence also expires on May 31 of each year.