Late fees for Vaughan business license renewals waived as of March 10

A new business license relief program recently approved by Vaughan Council waives late fees for business license renewals. The program applies to renewals submitted on or after March 10, 2021. Businesses that are closed due to COVID-19 also have the option to cancel their license until they reopen. 

While Vaughan City Hall remains closed for the time-being, applicants have three options for submitting a new or renewal license application: 

  1. by mail; 
  2. via the drop-boxes located at the entrances of Vaughan City Hall; or
  3. by e-mail. 

Planning to apply for a patio expansion permit?

Local restaurants, banquet halls and other eating establishments that have adapted to the Province’s Red-Control zone guidelines and are exploring ways to expand or create a patio this season, must have their municipal business license in good standing in order to apply for a patio expansion permit.