Virtual public information meeting on business licensing review on January 31, 2022

Thursday, January 06, 2022

Provide your input on business licensing regulations and help town staff develop recommendations to update the town’s business licensing by-law. Interested industry stakeholders, businesses and residents are invited to virtually attend a Council meeting on Monday, January 31, 2022, at 6:30 p.m.

The business licensing by-law provides regulations and requires various businesses that operate in Oakville, including restaurants, nail salons, taxicabs, building renovators, landscapers, driving schools, and more to be licensed. Licences help ensure businesses are safe for the public while also helping to protect consumers. Businesses must control excess noise and follow by-law rules or they may be subject to fines.

Included in the review is the opportunity to license additional businesses including:

Public feedback received will help shape and update the town’s business licensing by-law that will be presented to Council later this year.

If you would like to speak at the virtual Council meeting, please email or call 905-815-6015 no later than noon on January 31, 2022. You will be provided with a Zoom link that will admit you into the meeting.  To follow along without participating, watch our live stream on YouTube.

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If you plan to attend and have accessibility needs, please contact Selena Campbell at 905-845-6601, ext. 3256 (TTY 905-338-4200), email, or fill out the accessible feedback form.