By-law and Compliance, Licensing and Permit Services
By-laws are put in place to ensure a safe and orderly community for all who live, work and play in Vaughan. Licences and permits are required to do many things in the city like running a business, hosting a special event, owning an animal and doing construction to your home.
By-law and Compliance, Licensing and Permit Services (BCLPS) offers a range of services and programs, listed below. Contact us for more information!
News and updates
Nightclubs, lounges and pubs now require a business licence in Vaughan, and some Eating Establishments may need to reclassify
Learn more about application and operating requirements here. If you are an Eating Establishment that needs to reclassify, you can do so at no charge.
Learn about commercial trucking by-laws in Vaughan!
Learn where commercial trucks can drive, park, and other relevant information here.
Apply for many business licences and permits online!
The City has an online Licensing Portal which allows you to apply for many business licences and permits here.