Business Licensing

Some businesses in Caledon require a licence. We licence adult entertainment facilities, tow trucks, taxi and limousine services, refreshment vehicles and donation boxes.

Use BizPal to help identify the permits and licences you need by all levels of government to operate your business.

Businesses requiring a licence

 Tow trucks
There are a variety of different licences that you need to own and operate a tow truck company in Caledon. Tow truck licences expire annually on May 31. You will need to book an appointment to get a new tow truck licence. Call Regulatory Services to set up an appointment.
 Taxis and limousines
There are a variety of different taxi and limousine licences required to own and operate these services in Caledon. All taxi and limousine licences expire annually on October 31. Review the different licence requirements.
 Refreshment Vehicles
Do you own a food truck, ice-cream truck or other refreshment vehicle? You need to get a licence in order to own and operate the vehicle. Before applying for the licence, you need to get an inspection from the Region of Peel Health Department.
 Donation boxes
If you would like to set up a donation box, you need to get a licence. Donation box licences expire annually on February 28.

Additional information including licence fees available on the Town's licensing webpage.

BizPal

BizPaL is a one-stop shop for licence and permit information from all levels of government (municipal, provincial and federal). BizPaL generates a customized list of permits and licences required depending on the business’s location, category and type of operations.

To access BizPaL go to www.caledon.ca/bizpal

Restaurants / Food Premises

If you are opening a new food premises, you are required to notify Peel Public Health and have your floor plans approved

Check out the Peel Public Health Guide: What food operators need to know 

Peel Public Health Inspectors check that restaurants, banquet halls and daycares are operated and maintained safely, and meet the standards of the Ontario Food Premises Regulation

Questions? Contact Peel Public Health 905-799-7700 | peelhealth@peelregion.ca 

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