The City administers various licences and permits for businesses that address health and safety issues and provide consumer protection which improve the quality of life of residents and the vibrancy of the community. If you are a business owner in the City, you may be required to obtain a business licence or permit to operate your business.
BizPaL is an online source of information on permits and licences to start or grow your business. Finding out which government requirements apply to a certain business type can be time consuming and frustrating. BizPaL was created to help identify what you may require, quickly and easily.
If you are considering opening a new business in Oshawa, contact Economic Development Services to discuss your business requirements.