How do I apply for a business licence?
Online: Download and complete the relevant Business Licence Application Form found in the chart below.
In person: Drop off or email completed form to email@example.com.
By mail: Mail the completed form, along with all required documentation and payment to
City of Sarnia
Attn: Business Licensing
255 Christina St N
Sarnia, ON N7T 7N7
For more details on business licensing call us at 519-332-0330 Ext 3350 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Business License & Fees
|Business License||New Application/ Payment|
|Adult Live Entertainment Parlour *||See By-Law|
|Adult Video Store||$230|
|Body Piercing/Scarring/Tattoo Parlour||$205 Payment|
|Body-Rub Parlour – Owner/Operator *||$500|
|Body-Rub Parlour – Attendant *||$150|
|Circus or Midway||$460|
|Dog Kennel/Commercial Cattery||$400 Payment|
|Eating Establishment||$195 Payment|
|Master Plumber||$100 Payment|
|Payday Loan||$245 Payment|
|Public Hall||$245 Payment|
|Refreshment Vehicle – City Parks||$360|
|Refreshment Vehicle – Non-Motorized||$250|
|Refreshment Vehicle – Other (Private Property)||$460|
|Rooming and Boarding House||$235|
|Yearly||$510 New / Renewal|
|Seasonal – 3 Months||$310 New / Renewal|
|Daily – 3 Consecutive Days||$160 New / Renewal|
|Yearly||$1,210 New / Renewal|
|Seasonal – 2 Months||$550 New / Renewal|
|Seasonal – 3 Months||$810 New / Renewal|
|Daily – 3 Consecutive Days||$510 New / Renewal|
|Salvage Yard/Second Hand Shop||$200 Payment|
|After March 31st||$35.00|
|After August 1st||$100.00|
Fire Inspection Fee of $118.65* if applicable
Proof of compliance with the Fire Code, as determined by the Sarnia Fire Chief, is required to be on file within the previous twelve (12) months as per By-law#128 of 2017. Sarnia Fire will be in contact with you to complete an inspection during the year. To ensure your establishment is ready for your inspection, please review the following checklist. Click here to download a PDF of the checklist.
Business Licence Directory
To find out more about why we licence each category please view our Business Licence By-Law. Short-Term Accommodations 940 Cathcart […]