Business Licence

Casselman Business Licence Bylaw 

The 2012-209 Business Licence Bylaw regulates businesses, trades and occupations and requires them to have a licence to operate within the Village of Casselman 

The following is a summary of the bylaw. For precise wording and all provisions, please refer to the official 2012-209 Business Licence Bylaw (PDF)

Key points 

  • All businesses defined in the bylaw must apply for and obtain a licence prior to the start of operations. These include businesses; home occupations; seasonal operations; entertainment and amusement services; trades and contractors, and non-profit organizations from outside the Village. 
  • A business licence application may require inspections and approvals by the Planning Department, the Building Department, the Fire Department, the Municipal Law Enforcement Department or the Medical Health unit. 
  • A business licence is valid for one year and must be renewed every year. 


  • There is an initial $15.00 non-refundable application fee. 
  • Annual licence fees range from $50.00 to $300.00 depending on the type of business. 

Apply for a Licence

Download and fill out the application form for your type of business.


If you are found guilty of an offence to the bylaw, you may be liable to a fine as provided for in the Provincial Offences Act

File a Complaint or Report a Violation 

To register a complaint with the Municipality about a perceived infraction, you must fill out a complaint form (PDF).

To report a situation during regular business hours, please contact the bylaw officer at 613-764-3139, extension 518.

Business Development Information

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