Municipal Alcohol Policy

Related procedure

Alcohol at Special Occasion Permitted Events Procedure

Policy statement

The Corporation of the Town of Oakville (the town) shall promote the safe, and responsible management of alcohol at events held on municipal property.


This policy provides a managed approach to knowing of, approving, and monitoring the distribution and consumption of alcoholic beverages on municipal property as part of a town-permitted community special event, in order to create a safe environment for event attendees, organizers, the community, and town staff.


The Municipal Alcohol Policy applies to events occurring on town property where alcohol is served.


Property: Any Town of Oakville owned or leased lands, facilities, buildings and structures.

Policy details

Policy Number: MS-PER-003
Section: Municipal Services
Sub-Section: Permits
Author: Recreation and Culture Department
Authority: Council
Effective Date: 2008 Jul 07
Review by Date: 2021
Last Modified: 2016 Dec 12


Special Event User Guide
Liquor Licence Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. L.19., as amended