Business By-laws

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As a business owner what City by-laws do I need to aware of?

We have several by-laws to ensure business owners operate a legitimate business and maintain their property or building. Understanding more about by-laws helps owners recognize their responsibilities and avoid consequences for violations. 

Do I need a permit to have a sign for my business?

Hamilton’s Sign By-law No. regulates all outdoor signs and advertising space. The by-law ensures that signs are not a safety hazard and assists in maintaining a clean and positive image for our city.