Operate and Grow Your Business
The City is committed to creating an environment for business to thrive. City staff can help business navigate municipal programs and processes and provide consultation services and hands-on solutions to assist business to succeed.
How we can help
Economic Development staff leverage their experience and knowledge of Toronto's business landscape to help with business development and expansion, location and relocation.
City staff work to promote the health and growth of the web of interconnected businesses that comprise Toronto's key industry sectors
The City's Business Improvement Area (BIA) Office helps Toronto's network of over 70 BIAs to create prosperous, competitive and safe business areas.
Employment & Social Services works with employers to bring together qualified candidates and employment opportunities.
Find out if you require a licence to open or to conduct a business in Toronto.
Waste & Water
The City collects, transports, processes, composts and disposes of municipal and private sector solid waste and recyclables, as well as household hazardous waste. The City also supplies drinking water and collects and treats all wastewater.
How we can help
The City's Gold Star program for business is an enhanced case management program to expedite eligible industrial, commercial office and institutional development and building applications.
Economic Growth and Job Creation Plan
City Services for Business
Whether you are just starting out, or are currently in business, seminars and forums are a great way to improve your management skills and keep on top of the latest business development strategies.