Public Health for New Businesses

If you're planning to open a new business in Niagara, we can provide information and resources to new business owners on:

  • Services Niagara Region offers
  • Education and consultation
  • Guidance on meeting Public Health standards

Consult with us before opening your business

We can save you time and money by not having to correct improper licensing procedures and / or pay for alterations to the structure of the facility after you have opened for business.

If you plan to open any of the following establishments, request a consultation before you get started.

  • Child care
  • Food and beverage, such as restaurants, bars, cafés
  • Small drinking water systems
  • Water, such as pools and spas
  • Personal service, such as manicure, hair or barbering and tattoo

If you're unsure or your business does not appear, call 905-688-8248 ext. 7590 or 1-888-505-6074 and we'll direct you to the correct contact.

Request a consultation

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Business Information

Business Location

* Location setting

* Water supply

Operation Information

* Operation type

* Business type

Owner Information

Notice of Collection

Any personal information or personal health information submitted will be collected, used, and disclosed, where applicable, by members of Regional staff according to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act or the Personal Health Information Protection Act. Any information you share will only be used for the intended purpose for which it was provided.

For questions or comments about privacy practices, or for more information about the administration of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act in Niagara Region programs, see Freedom of Information and Open Government.

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