Lodging House - Class 1 and Class 2
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Lodging House

​Category ​New ​Renewal
Lodging House​ ​$566.00 ​$525.00

Business Licensing By-law 395-2004, Schedule L1 (see By-laws Online)

Applicant Requirements:

  • Application for Lodging House, Class 1 - where the operator provides no assistance to the resident in caring for their health and for their personal needs, including washing, dressing or eating.
  • Application for Lodging House, Class 2 - where the operator provides assistance to the resident in caring for their health and for their personal needs including washing, dressing or eating.
  • Business Ownership Declaration
  • (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.) for the applicant and their agent
  • Certificate of Incorporation, if applicable
  • Master Business Licence, if applicable
  • Police Clearance for owner and agent (new only, document should be no more than 30 days old)
  • Floor plans showing measurements and designation of each room (new only)
  • Electrical Safety Authority approval
  • Board of Health Inspection Certificate - visit www.wechealthunit.org.

Licence Renewal Deadline - October 31st

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​​