Auction Hall Permit

These licences are required if auctions will be conducted as part of a business.

Person auctioning art

Options to apply


1. On the Licensing Portal, where you can now apply for and renew stationary business licences and permits. In the future, you will be able use the portal to apply for various individual and mobile licences also.


Get or renew a business license or Permit


2. In person or by mail to:

By-Law and Compliance, Licensing & Permit Services
Vaughan City Hall, Level 100 
2141 Major Mackenzie Dr.

Vaughan, ON  L6A 1T1


3. Via the drop-boxes located at the entrances of Vaughan City Hall. 


4. By e-mail to:, along with scanned copies of required documentation.


Please ensure the application or e-mail indicates a contact phone number

for staff to collect payment.


If submitting your application by mail or via the drop-box, please enclose payment in the form of a cheque made payable to the City of Vaughan. If submitting your application via e-mail, please ensure the application or accompanying message indicate a contact name and phone number for our staff to collect payment.




If you are applying for an Auction Hall, you can apply online on the Licensing Portal, or in-person, by mail, drop-box or email using the application form below. 


If you are applying for an Auctioneer licence, you can apply in-person, by mail, drop-box or email using the application form below.  This licence requires a photo of the applicant to be submitted, as described here.


Auction Hall Application (PDF)

Auctioneer Application (PDF)


Notes About Zoning:


  • To apply for a newlicence, a Zoning Clearance, issued within the last 365 days, is required to be submitted with the application form above.
  • You can apply for a Zoning Clearance online here













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