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Personal Service Establishment Application for Inspections 

Inspection required for:

Applicant information

Business structure

Business information


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Building Services inspections required


Will you be doing new alterations and/or construction?
Have you confirmed with the property owner if there are any open building permits or inspection deficiencies?

Check for open building permits at your new location because it could impact your licence. Use our Public Search to see what permits exist on your property. 

Fire Prevention, Public Health and Zoning inspections will also be required. Inspection information will be emailed to the applicant upon submission of this form.


By submitting this application, I/we (the applicant/s), hereby acknowledge and declare that;

  • I/We have read and understood Sections 1-42 of the City of Guelph Business Licensing By-law (2009)-18855, and the schedule of that by-law pertaining to the classification of business licence for which I/we are now making application for inspection;
  • Per Section 3 (e) of the By-law I declare that all fines against the Applicant pursuant to the By-Law or its predecessors have either been paid in full or are the subject of a Court approved payment schedule;
  • the information contained in this application is true and complete to the best of my/our knowledge, and that failure to provide complete or accurate information may delay the licensing process;
  • it is an offence under section 25(e) to provide false or misleading information on this application or at any time hereafter to any person having authority for the enforcement or administration of the by-law and that the provision of false or misleading information may result in prosecution and/or penalties as set out in the by-law, or the refusal, suspension or revocation of the business licence

The submission of an application for inspection does not entitle the applicant to carry on business pursuant to the bylaw. The applicant is only entitled to do so once a current and valid licence has been issued.

Any Licence or Application issued under Bylaw (2009)-18555 may be refused, revoked or suspended if the applicant or Licensee is convicted of an offence or has past conviction(s), under any provision of by-law (2009)-18555 or any predecessor of such by-law, or under any other by-law, statute or regulation relating to the business, or otherwise in accordance with the by-law.

Note: all correspondence will be mailed to the applicant's mailing address.

Please contact the Licensing Division to book an appointment to submit your Application for Inspections:

City of Guelph
1 Carden Street
Guelph, ON N1H 3A1
519-822-1260 extension 2551

Collection of personal information

Personal information is being collected and will be used for the purpose of issuance and administration of business licences.

Personal information, as defined by Section 2 of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA), is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, and in accordance with the provisions of MFIPPA.

If you have questions business licences. please contact the Licensing Division at 519-822-1260 extension 2551 or

If you have questions about the collection, use or disclosure of this personal information please contact the City’s Information and Access Coordinator at 519-822-1260 extension 2349 or email