Whether you are planning to build a deck or build a business empire, the links at left and below can help you conduct your business with the City.

Kingston is open for business. The City is committed to expanding the tax base through intensification for greater economic resiliency and job growth. Kingston's vision of a sustainable economy is one which attracts and retains businesses and skilled employees, contributes to global knowledge, incubates innovation and brings new goods and services to market.

Open for business

The City's Corporate Strategic Plan outlines plans to build on Kingston's strengths and opportunities for a vibrant, diverse, dynamic and sustainable economy by:

Shoot a movie in our hometown!

Producers are discovering Kingston's heritage buildings, variety of scenic settings – and fantastic restaurants and hotels – make it a great place to shoot a movie or TV show.

Visit Tourism Kingston's Film Office set up to support filmmakers seeking locations and hospitality in Kingston. The Film Office helps coordinate the permits needed for filming on City property and offers contact information for a number of Kingston sites. See a list of the movies that have filmed in Kingston, pictures of possible filming locations and download the Film Permit application from the Film office webpage

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