Effective January 14, Oakville is under a stay-at-home order as part of the second provincial emergency due to COVID-19. Other restrictions are in effect and we must all follow public health guidelines. The town is reviewing the provincial declaration and will post any service impacts as soon as possible.
The tow truck licensing by-law will regulate regulate the fees charged when a vehicle is towed from private property without the owner’s consent, and ensure that only licensed tow truck owners and vehicle storage yards operate in Oakville.Tow truck licenses
Do you rent rent out a room in your home? All short term accommodations (STA) offering rentals less than 28 days will require a licence to operate.Short term accommodation licenses
If you are an arborist or own a tree or arboricultural company you will be required to obtain a licence for any work in Oakville.Arborist Licensing By-law
Planning to open a business or conduct business in Oakville? Be sure to check if you require a business licence. Trades, personal service establishments, taxicabs, and refreshment vehicles are just a few examples of businesses that require a licence.Business licences
Are you planning to sell alcohol or hold an event that will serve alcohol? The Clerk's department assists with obtaining a liquor sales licence or changing an existing licence, requesting a special occasion permit, or obtaining a temporary liquor licence extension.Liquor licences
Did you know that only not-for-profit or charitable organizations are permitted to hold a raffle or bingo event ? A licence may be obtained from the Clerk's department in accordance with provincial legislation.Lottery licences
Did you know that a marriage licence is required to get married in Ontario? A marriage licence may be obtained in person from the Clerk’s department with appropriate identification, documentation, and payment.Marriage licences