Business Start-up

Are you thinking of opening a business in Oakville? Do you know what permits or licences you need?

The BizPaL is an online business permits and licences service that will give you those answers. BizPaL will:

  • Ask you for some generic information about what type of business you want to start.
  • Generate a list (based on that information) of permits and licences you may need in order to open your business.
  • Give you detailed information about those permits and licences.

Visit the BizPaL website to get started.
Visit the Halton Region Small Business Centre website for more resources.
Visit the ServiceOntario website to register your business name.

HalTech Regional Innovation Centre is a not-for-profit agency which helps entrepreneurs and small business to be successful by connecting them with networks, mentors, funding, advisory services and research as well as providing high-value seminars. Services are the result of collaboration between local industry, academic institutions and participating provincial, regional and municipal governments.