Required to confirm compliance with the City’s Zoning By-law(s) when applying for business licence approval.

The following Uses require written confirmation to show that a proposal complies with the Zoning By-law in support of business license applications.

  • public garages;
  • restaurants;
  • adult entertainment parlours;
  • body rub establishments;
  • holistic centres
  • entertainment establishments / night clubs;
  • place of amusement
  • commercial parking lots

All drawings, reports and forms, including the completed Project Review Request must be provided in PDF format on a re-writable DVD, a USB drive or submitted by email.

All drawings to be black and white, drawn on standardized sized sheets to scale, fully dimensioned, signed and dated.

One additional review may be provided where minor revisions are made to plans in order to comply with zoning requirements, or additional information is provided for a more complete review.

If any building alterations are proposed, or if a new major occupancy is being introduced into the building, a building permit may be required.

Declaration Form

From the business owner / operator stating that the premises will not be used as an adult entertainment parlour / facility as defined in the Zoning By-law.

Proof of Membership from Professional Holistic Association

Owner / operator to provide proof of membership from Professional Holistic Association

List of Services Provided

List of services to be provided by each staff member with a description of each service. Only services stated will be reviewed and specifically identified.


Please provide a survey if available.

Site Plan

A detailed site plan, fully dimensioned and showing adjacent properties and buildings including setbacks.

Floor Plans

Floor plans, fully dimensioned indicating uses of all spaces.

View the Sample Drawing

To submit an application by email, please complete the form and email to, or use the ‘Email’ button on top of the Application Form.

The review of a proposal to determine its compliance with the City’s Zoning By-law. The fees for the program are as follows:

Fee Effective Jan. 1, 2024 Per Request (Non-refundable)

Review for business license: $229.91/application

Submit the application form with required documentation.

Application Form