Police record checks can take five to eight weeks to complete. Apply for these checks well in advance of a licence expiring or before attending the office for a first time licence application.
Learn about enforcement activity, including number of inspections and charges
We also have delegated authority to regulate and govern the adult entertainment industry:
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To report an incident, file a complaint, make an enquiry or for general information, contact the Business Licensing department:
905-980-6000 ext. 6380
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Due to COVID-19, the business licensing office is closed to the public.
Services are being provided Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. by phone and email only.