Renewing a Licence?

Business License & Fees

Business LicenseRenewal Application/ Payment
Adult Live Entertainment Parlour *$350
Adult Video Store$165
Body Piercing/Scarring/Tattoo Parlour$135 Online Application & Payment
Body-Rub Parlour – Owner/Operator *$500  
Body-Rub Parlour – Attendant *$150
Circus or Midway$460
Dog Kennel/Commercial Cattery$150 Online Application & Payment
Eating Establishment$130 Online Application & Payment
Master Plumber$60 Online Application & Payment
Pawn Broker$195
Payday Loan$195 Online Application & Payment
Pet Shops$135
Public Hall$160 Online Application & Payment
Refreshment Vehicle – City Parks$360
Refreshment Vehicle – Non-Motorized$250
Refreshment Vehicle – Other (Private Property)$460
Rooming and Boarding House$170
Salvage Yard/Second Hand Shop$200 Online Application & Payment
Short-Term Accommodations**
*STA By-Law
$110 Online Payment
Vehicle for Hire (Taxi): Owner’s Licence
*Taxi By-Law 
Application Form
Vehicle for Hire (Taxi): Driver’s Licence
*Taxi By-Law 
Application Form

Late Fees

After March 31st $35.00
After August 1st $100.00

More Information

City of Sarnia
Attn: Business Licensing
255 Christina St N
Sarnia, ON N7T 7N2
For more details on business licensing call us at 519-332-0330 Ext 3350 or email