City of Sarnia

About Business Licencing

Business Licenses are issued by the Customer Service Department, 1st Floor, City Hall. 

Cash, cheque, credit card, and debit are accepted.

Applying for a Business Licence:

Business Licence

New Application

Renewal

Transfer

 

Business Licence Categories and Fees

Adult Live Entertainment Parlour *   $305  
Adult Video Store $230 $165 $25
Auctioneer $255 $185 $25
Bed and Breakfast $155 $110 $25
Body Piercing/Scarring/Tattoo Parlour $205 $135 $25
Body-Rub Parlour - Owner/Operator * $500    
Body-Rub Parlour - Attendant * $150    
Circus or Midway $460    
Dog Kennel/Commercial Cattery $400 $150 $25
Eating Establishment $195 $130 $25
Master Plumber $97 $57  
Pawn Broker $195   $25
Pet Shops $205 $135 $25
Public Hall $225 $160 $25
Refreshment Vehicle - City Parks $360    
Refreshment Vehicle - Non-Motorized $250    
Refreshment Vehicle - Other (Private Property) $460    
Rooming and Boarding House $235 $170 $25
Salesperson Resident      
  Yearly $510    
  Seasonal - 3 Months $310    
  Daily - 3 Consecutive Days $160    
Salesperson Non-Resident      
  Yearly $1,210    
  Seasonal - 2 Months $550    
  Seasonal - 3 Months $810    
  Daily - 3 Consecutive Days $510    

 

Link to Renew an Eating Establishment Licence

 

* To request a copy of the Adult Live Entertainment Parlour or Body-Rub Parlour Applications please contact the Customer Service Department at 519-332-0330 Extension 3350 or email customerservice@sarnia.ca.  For additional information on the licencing and regulations for a Body-Rub Parlour, please refer to the Body-Rub Parlour By-Law or contact Customer Service at 519-332-0330 Extension 3350 or email customerservice@sarnia.ca.

 

For additional information on the licencing and regulations of the above noted business, please refer to the Business Licencing By-Law or contact Customer Service at 519-332-0330 Extension 3350 or e-mail customerservice@sarnia.ca.

This page was reviewed or revised on Monday, December 24, 2018 11:54 AM