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Business licences and permits
Learn how to apply for different types of business licences and temporary permits.
Manage your licence online
Apply for a new licence or manage your licence application for specific types of businesses online.
Fixed location business licensing
Includes restaurants, retail stores, auto service stations, nightclubs, auctioneers, carnivals and others.
Mobile business licensing
Includes taxis, limos, airport vehicles, food or ice cream trucks, tow trucks and driving schools.
Short-term accommodation licence
Learn about licence requirements and how to apply for a short-term accommodation business licence.
Trade business licensing
Contractors including plumbers, building renovators, paving, drain or heat contractors or heat installers.
Temporary outdoor businesses
Businesses can temporarily operate outdoors to help meet COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Temporary patio program
Restaurants and bars with a valid 2020 business licence can expand outdoor seating and dining areas to help meet COVID-19 safety guidelines.
For eligible charities or non-profits supporting poverty relief, advancing education, religion, arts and health.
Special event licence
For vendors at community or social gatherings, cultural celebrations, farmer's markets or sporting events.
Film, TV and photography permits
Permit to film or take photos on City property for commercial or student productions.
This tool from the Province of Ontario helps you find the permits and licences you may need for your business.
Apartment rental compliance
Apartment building owners must register their apartment buildings with the City.
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