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 April. 

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)