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Burlington. City Building - Planning, Building and Culture

Site: Burlington City Hall

Service: Building Division - Licences for Businesses & Charitable Functions

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Public Comments Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
 
The City of Burlington has suspended all City-run spring programs and extended the closure of some recreation facilities, parks, playgrounds, sports fields and City administration facilities to the end of June 
* all bookings will be cancelled, and credits will be placed on accounts (refunds will be issued based on requests) 
* essential services and those services that provide direct support to keep residents and staff safe will be maintained (these include areas such as Burlington Fire, Burlington Transit including Handi-Van, Traffic Services, ByLaw Enforcement, Roads, Parks and Forestry Operations, Building Inspections and ServiceBurlington) 
* staff continue to work from home to maintain City services such as Community Planning, City Capital Works and various Corporate Services 
* for further assistance, email city@burlington.ca 
 
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Note:  
Liquor licences and Special Occasion Permits for serving of alcoholic beverages are issued by Alcohol and Gaming Commission through selected LCBO stores. 
 
Bicycle licenses are issued by Halton Regional Police Services.
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-335-7731
Toll Free Phone 1-877-213-3609
Fax 905-335-7876
E-Mail building@burlington.ca
Website www.burlington.ca/en/services-for-you/Applications--Licences-and-Permits.asp
Social Media Facebook Facebook: www.facebook.com/cityburlington/
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Agency Information
Legal Status (10) Local Government
Primary Executive Grant Ziliotto, Manager of Bylaw Enforcement, Licensing and Animal Control; Phone: 905-335-7600 ext 7628; Email: grant.ziliotto@burlington.ca
Alternate Executive Michelle Diamond, Supervisor of Licensing & Permit Administration; Phone: 905-335-7600 ext 7886; Email: michelle.diamond@burlington.ca
Funding City / Town
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
 
The City of Burlington has suspended all City-run spring programs and extended the closure of some recreation facilities, parks, playgrounds, sports fields and City administration facilities to the end of June 
* all bookings will be cancelled, and credits will be placed on accounts (refunds will be issued based on requests) 
* essential services and those services that provide direct support to keep residents and staff safe will be maintained (these include areas such as Burlington Fire, Burlington Transit including Handi-Van, Traffic Services, ByLaw Enforcement, Roads, Parks and Forestry Operations, Building Inspections and ServiceBurlington) 
* staff continue to work from home to maintain City services such as Community Planning, City Capital Works and various Corporate Services 
* for further assistance, email city@burlington.ca 
 
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Business Licences: 
Responsible for issuing licenses for certain businesses, including: personal services, taxi drivers, restaurants, and adult entertainers 
 
Charitable Functions: 
Issues licences for charitable functions 
* contact the Building Division for information on how to obtain a licence for raffles, bingo, break-open tickets and bazaars
Hours City Hall: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Contact for information
Languages English
Fees Fee for licence * refer to website for a complete fee schedule
Site Information
Site Location Downtown Burlington
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Burlington City Hall
426 Brant St
Burlington, ON L7R 3Z6
 
View Google Map
Intersection Brant St and James St
Mailing Address c/o The Corporation of the City of Burlington, Planning and Building Department 
PO Box 5012 
Burlington City Hall 
426 Brant St 
Burlington, ON L7R 3Z6
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; City Hall is accessible to people who use personal mobility devices * assistive listening devices are available to use in Council Chambers * City of Burlington documents can be made available in alternative formats upon request * communication supports are available upon request * contact city@burlington.ca to request other accessibility related accommodation
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Employment / Training
HCSD Sub Heading Self Employment / Entrepreneurship
Service Categories Business Registration/Licensing ; Charitable Gambling Permits ; Food Facility Licensing

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