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PROVINCIAL         
 
Business Registration:     
Ministry of Government and Consumer Services
Central Production and Verifications Branch
375-393 University Avenue, 2nd Floor
416-314-8880
www.ontario.ca/business
 
You may require permits or may need to meet environmental requirements that are subject to environmental regulations. More information at   the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change, Tel: 416-325-4000, http://www.canadabusiness.ca/eng/page/2814/
 
FEDERAL
 
Harmonized Sales Tax (HST):
Canada Revenue Agency
1-800-959-5525
http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/
Registration for HST is optional if you are earning less than $30,000 of sales revenues for the year. You may not charge HST to clients unless you are registered with Canada Revenue Agency
 
Music Sound License:
Re: Sound Licenses
416-968-8870
http://www.resound.ca/contact
 
Businesses that require playing recorded music in public for business purposes require a Re: Sound license.
 
MUNICIPAL
 
Municipal Operating License:
Municipal Licensing & Standards Division   
(Requires a retail store license)
850 Coxwell Avenue, 3rd floor
416-392-6700    
https://bit.ly/2GEG6Vp
 
Zoning Requirements and Sign Permits for your location:                              
(All inquiries are made in person - contact closest district)
North:  5100 Yonge St., 1st Fl.
West:   2 Civic Centre Court, 1st Fl.
South:  100 Queen St. W., 1st Fl.
East:    150 Borough Dr., 3rd Fl.
https://bit.ly/2GDon4X
 
Toronto Public Health:
  • All businesses serving food are required to comply with the Ontario Food Premises Regulation (www.ontario.ca/business/laws/regulation/900562) as well as Toronto's Licensing By-Law No.574-2000 (www.toronto.ca/legdocs/bylaws/2000/law0574.pdf)
  • Premise must receive a “PASS” status by Toronto Public Health in order to operate.
  • Food handler certification is required for one supervisor per shift in the food and beverage industry with a backup person with training in their absence.
Food Handler Certification
www.toronto.ca/health/foodhandler/accredited.htm   

Food Premises Inspection
416-338-7600
http://app.toronto.ca/food2/index.jsp
 
ChemTRAC (Chemicals in Toronto) Reduction and Awareness in our Community. The City of Toronto bylaw requires facilities and businesses to track and report toxic chemicals.  www.toronto.ca/chemtrac/

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