Carnival/Circus
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Carnival/Circus

Please apply at least 60 days prior to event date

Business Licensing By-law 395-2004, Schedule C1 (see By-laws Online)

 ​Category ​Fee
​Carnival Fee (per day) ​ $191.00
​Circus Fee - Indoor (per day) ​ $191.00
​Circus Fee - Outdoor (per day) ​ $191.00

Applicant Requirements:

Privately Owned Land

  • Proof of applicant's right to operate on the premises 
  • Map detailing the location of the Carnival or Circus on the property
  • Certificate of approval for the sanitary facilities by the Health Unit - visit www.wechealthunit.org
  • Proof of Commercial General Liability Insurance (minimum $2,000,000)
  • Where rides are provided, a copy of the licence issued by the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (T.S.S.A.) to carry on business and a valid and current Ontario Amusement Device Permit for each ride also issued by the T.S.S.A.

City Owned Land

  • Copy of the signed agreement with the Recreation Department
  • Where rides are provided, a copy of the licence provided by the Technical Standards and Safety Authority (T.S.S.A.) to carry on business and a valid and current Ontario Amusement Device Permit for each ride also issued by the T.S.S.A.

The Carnival/Circus licence does not renew.

Licensing Division
Suite 110 - 350 City Hall Square West
Windsor, Ontario
Canada
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.

Email:  ​licences@citywindsor.ca​​