Thank you for considering opening your business in the Town of Oakville.
We invite you to come look at beautiful Bronte Harbour Village on the lake in southwest Oakville.
Are you thinking of opening a business in Oakville? Do you know what permits or licences you need? Please take time to visit these websites to obtain the information you need to start up a business in Oakville. Getting all the facts now could prevent delays and unnecessary expense later. We want to help you locate here and are willing and able to provide you with all the help you need to make your decision.
Town Website- All Services: www.oakville.ca
For Business: http://www.oakville.ca/business/index.html
Business Licensing: http://www.oakville.ca/townhall/business-licensing.html
BizPal is an online service that will give you those answers. BizPal will:
- Ask you a few questions about what type of business you want to start.
- Generate a list (based on your answers) 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. http://www.oakville.ca/business/business-start-up.html
By-laws: The Licensing and By-Law Services section of the Clerk’s department provides business licensing and by-law information and enforcement. To search for by-laws use the online database.
Visit the Halton Region Small Business Centre website for more resources.
Visit the ServiceOntario website to register your business name.
This service is the result of collaboration between the Government of Canada and participating provincial/territorial, regional and municipal governments.
Oakville Economic Development
1225 Trafalgar Road
Oakville, ON L6J 5A6 Canada
Toll free: 1-877-OAKVILLE (625-8455)
Halton Region Small Business
1151 Bronte Road
Oakville, Ontario, Canada, L6M 3L1
Phone: Dial 311 or 905-825-6000
Toll Free: 1-866-442-5866 (1-866-4HALTON)
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., on regular business days