The Tow Truck Licensing By-law 2019-060 sets out requirements for licences, regulates and governs tow truck owners and drivers and repeals By-law No. 1998-7. 

Under the terms of the by-law you cannot: 

  • Carry on a business as a tow truck owner or a heavy tow truck owner, or allow another person to carry on a tow truck business, or hold themselves out as being licensed to carry on said business if: 
  • They do not hold a business licence issued under this by-law 
  • They are at a location other than the location for which the licence was issued 
  • Under any other name than the one on their licence 
  • Drive a tow truck in the Town of Oakville: 
  • Without being employed by or under written contract with a licensed tow truck owner or heavy tow truck owner; 
  • Without being included on the list of drivers provided to the Licensing Commission 
  • No tow truck owner or heavy tow truck owner shall 
  • Transfer or assign a licence issued under this by-law 
  • Obtain a license providing mistaken, false or incorrect information 

Non-compliance with the by-law may result in fees and charges under the Administrative Penalty By-law 2021-038. 

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