Toxic blue-green algae has been confirmed at Pier 4 Beach in Hamilton Harbour.  Do not come into contact with the water. City of Hamilton conducting clean up along parts of the Hamilton Harbour shoreline.

 
Trust and Confidence Report

Business Licensing Profile

Business Licensing by-laws are enacted to regulate public health and safety, nuisance control and consumer protection, in matters related to the business operations.

Service Details

Related Subservices

  • Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario Liquor License
  • Municipal Law Enforcement
  • Public Complaints Handling
  • Public Education
  • Residential Care Facility Inspection
  • Revenue Collection and Accounting
  • Sign By-Law
  • Trade Licensing
  • Lottery Licensing
  • Mobile Licensing
  • Zoning Verification and Property Reports

Type of Service

  • Public facing

Rationale

  • Essential / Mandatory, Legislated requirement
  • Supporting the business community
  • Mandated to enforce related City of Hamilton by-laws

Primary Funding Sources

  • User Fees

Service Level

  • At standard, including the health and safety of our community

Service Level Source

  • Legislated
  • Council By-law
  • Council approved policy or service standard
  • Past practice

 

Performance Measures

2020


How much did you do? (volume)

  • Business Licenses Issued: 9,406
  • Charity Licences, Raffles, Nevada and Bingo Licences issued : 210
  • Mobile and Temporary Sign permits : 615
  • Business Licenses Issued: 9,416
  • Charity Licences, Raffles, Nevada and Bingo Licences issued : 405
  • Mobile and Temporary Sign permits : 1,040
  • Business Licenses Issued: 9,416
  • Charity Licences, Raffles, Nevada and Bingo Licences issued : 405
  • Mobile and Temporary Sign permits : 1,040
  • Business Licenses Issued: 9,594
  • Charity Licences, Raffles, Nevada and Bingo Licences issued: 436
  • Mobile and Temporary Sign permits: 1,387
  • Business Licenses issued: 9,133
  • Charity Licences, Raffles, Nevada and Bingo Licences issued:463
  • Mobile and Temporary Sign permits: 1,016