If you are looking to operate a business in Bracebridge you may require a business licence. In Bracebridge, the Town licenses the following types of businesses:
For all other types of business licences or permits including a Provincial Master Business Licence/Business Name registration, visit the Muskoka Small Business Centre or call at 705-646-9021. Staff will assist you in identifying your requirements for licences or permits to operate your business in Muskoka.
If you operate your business in other communities you may need a separate licence. Only those businesses outlined in the business licensing by-law requires a licence from the Town of Bracebridge. Business licence requirements may be different in other municipalities.
If you are boarding, breeding, grooming or training dogs on your property, you may be required to obtain a Dog Kennel Licence.
To obtain a kennel licence complete and submit the Business Licence Application Form. The application fee of $125 is an annual fee.
There are certain zoning requirements and standards for kennels as outlined in By-Law No. 2007-043.
Also referred to as chip wagon, mobile barbecue, refrigerated bicycle cart, etc., and that serve food such as hot dogs, french fries, ice cream, and the like.
Please read our By-law on Refreshment Vehicle Licences and Regulations to ensure you meet all the necessary requirements.
Also, please read the public information brochure on refreshment vehicles.
Review, fill out and submit the Business Licence Application Form to apply for your Refreshment Vehicle Licence. For additional information contact the By-law Enforcement Branch or call 705-645-6319.
The Town of Bracebridge issues licences for taxi cabs to serve your needs in a careful and capable way. The licence process ensures:
There is a limit on the number of taxi-cab licenses allowed to operate within Bracebridge.
No Taxi Cab Licences are presently available for issuance at this time as our licences maximums have been filed.
We do not maintain a taxicab licence waiting list.
If a taxi-cab business licence becomes available, the Town advertises the availability on this website and other local media outlets.
The Town will hold a draw to select the successful applicant if more than one application has been received for a single business licence.
For information, contact the By-law Enforcement Branch at 705-645-6319 ext. 252.
Transient Traders are also known as temporary sales, hawkers, pedlars, etc., and may be operated from a fixed location or at various locations within Bracebridge.
Please read our By-law on Transient Trader Licences and Regulations to ensure you meet all the necessary requirements.
Review, fill out and submit the Business Licence Application Form to apply for your Transient Trader Licence.
Contact our By-Law Enforcement Staff at 705-645-6319 ext. 252 for more information.