Retail Resale and Pawnbroker

Category New Renewal
Fee $232.00 $191.00

Business Licensing By-law 395-2004, Schedule R1 (see By-laws Online)

Applicant Requirements:

  • Two (2) pieces of government-issued identification including one photo I.D. as well as one I.D. demonstrating proof of status in Canada (e.g. birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian citizenship card, permanent resident card, work permit, etc.)
  • Certificate of Incorporation, if applicable
  • Master Business Licence, if applicable
  • Police Records Check (new applications only - original document, issued in the municipality that you reside in and not more than 30 days old)
  • $2,000.00 security deposit (new pawnbroker applications only), per The Pawnbrokers Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.6, s. 6, to be refunded upon closure of business/cessation of licensing with the City of Windsor

Licence Renewal Deadline - October 31

Licensing Division
Suite 110 - 350 City Hall Square West
Windsor, Ontario
N9A 6S1

Hours of Operation:

  • Business, animal, and lottery licensing:
    8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday (except holidays)
  • By-law enforcement unit:
    8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday (except holidays)

Phone: For general information, call 311. For detailed inquiries, call (519) 255-6200.