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Opening A Business



The property where your business is to be located must be in compliance with current zoning by-laws applicable to your particular type of business. Please discuss zoning information with the Planning Department at 4432 George St, Sydenham 613-376-3027 Ext 2221. 


The Township of South Frontenac does not have a requirement for business owners to register or licence their business,  (Refreshment Vehicles and Chip Wagons are required to be licensed, see "Licensing of Refreshment Vehicles").

Business Permits & Licences:

Starting a business? Biz Pal is an innovative online service that provides entrepreneurs with simplified access to information about business permits, licences and other requirements needed to start and grow their business from the federal/provincial/territorial and participating municipal governments.

Biz Pal was created to help identify what you may require, quickly and easily. The information you need is available from a single source; entrepreneurs spend less time dealing with red tape- saving effort and money in the process and more time building their own business. This service is designed with the following benefits in mind - free to use, saves time and it's available 24/7.

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Vendor Permit:

To register for a Vendor Permit call the Ministry of Revenue at:

1-866-ONT-TAXS (1-866-668-8297)

Or you can register on-line at ontario.ca/taxservices

Harmonized Sales Tax:

Registration Department

Revenue Canada Excise

31 Hyperion Court, Postal Bag 2600

Kingston ON, K7L 5P3


Registration of Business Name:

Information is available at :

Service Ontario 

1201 Division St

Kingston, Ontario

K7K 6X4