Licences, Permits and Exemptions

Building Renovator and Chimney Repair

As per Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 545, Licensing, persons who renovate buildings or repair chimneys require a licence to operate in Toronto.  This includes person who alter, repair or renovating buildings, structures, or radiation fall-out shelters. In order to obtain a licence, an examination is required.

How to apply

Applicants must apply in person at the Licence & Permit Issuing Office. To apply, applicants must pay the appropriate application fee.

What you need to apply

Applicants must have a regular place of business and be at least 18 years old.  For complete application and operating requirements, please visit Chapter 545, Licensing.  In addition, applicants must also satisfy the Business Licensing Thresholds in Appendix K.