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Applications, Licences and Permits

Anyone wishing to place a building or structure on their property from a deck or garden shed to a new shopping plaza or apartment building, should refer to our Building & Renovation page, or for larger-scale projects, our Development page.

Information about Business Licensing can be found on our Business Licensing page.

In order to respect all citizens and community groups, the City does not make proclamations or support public awareness campaigns. The City has a policy on making proclamations, supporting public awareness campaigns and flying flags.

The City flies only those flags listed in the policy. To request a flag flying, please complete the Community Flag Flying and Raising Form.

Information about Lottery Licences can be found on our Lottery Licensing page.

Information about Marriage Licences can be found on our Marriages and Weddings page.

Information on Short-Term Rental licensing within the City of Owen Sound can be found on the Short-Term Rentals page.

For information on Tag Day Permits please see our Tag Day Permit page.

For further information, please contact the Licensing & Marriage Coordinator at 519-376-4440 ext. 1268.

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808 2nd Avenue East,
Owen Sound, ON
N4K 2H4
Phone: 519-376-1440
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