Business Permits & Licences
Starting a business?
You may require a business permit or licence. The City requires that certain businesses be licensed to ensure they have been reviewed from a health and safety perspective by all necessary departments. The City guides local business owners through this process, and provides them with a number of resources.
Learn more about opening a business in Kingston.
What is BizPaL?
BizPaL is an online service that helps business owners identify what is required by the federal, provincial and municipal government to start, operate and grow a business.
The service was developed to help access information about business permits, licences and other information, business owners may require, quickly and easily. This service was designed with the following benefits in mind:
- Free to use
- Save time
- Available 24/7