You need a restaurant licence in order to operate a restaurant or eating establishment in the Town of Orangeville.

Apply for a restaurant licence

Complete the Restaurant Licence Application online, or print and submit it to Town Hall:

87 Broadway
Orangeville, ON
L9W 1K1

You need to renew your licence each year.

Licences expire on the 30th day of September. 

Should a new sign be required for your restaurant, you must apply for a Sign Permit. For more information please contact By-law staff at [email protected]

Application details

Please include the following information and documentation with your application:

  • your name
  • name and location of the restaurant
  • name and contact information of the owner
  • licence fee
  • copy of a Certificate of Insurance

Depending on the nature of your application, inspections and approvals may be required by:


It costs $175 to apply for a restaurant licence.

Rules and regulation

Please review the Restaurant and Eating Establishments By-law for full details about the rules and regulations around operating a restaurant. For example, here are a few rules you must follow in order to operate a restaurant:

  • all servers and cooks must wear an appropriate covering or apron while working with food
  • no room in a restaurant can be used for sleeping
  • dogs, cats and other animals are not allowed on any premise or place where food is kept, stored, cooked, prepared or served (this does not include service animals)