Vehicle cleaning and repair

This licence is required for any car wash, auto dealer, auto lease, auto body, auto service station or mechanical repair business which will care for, repair, sell, lease or equip motor vehicles such as cars, trucks or buses.

Options to apply 

1. On the Licensing Portal:


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 in person, by mail, drop-box or email, complete the following form for submission:

Public Garage - Vehicle Cleaning and Repair Application (PDF)


Otherwise, you can apply online on the Licensing Portal.

Notes About Zoning:

  • To apply for a new licence, 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.



Initial fee$ 482$ 497
Renewal fee$ 203$ 210

Contact Information

By-law and Compliance, Licensing and Permit Services

Vaughan City Hall
2141 Major Mackenzie Dr.
Vaughan, ON L6A 1T1

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