The Municipality of Kincardine does not issue a business licence unless it is:

You do not require a business licence to open a retail, home or other business in Kincardine.

All properties and the buildings on them have a specific land use dedicated to them, if you are considering starting a business please check our zoning and permitted uses page to find out more information.

If you are planning a construction project, the Building Department is here to help. Projects may include additions, renovations, new construction, demolition, septic systems, plumbing, signs, tents, change of building use etc.

Building Permit Application Form

Sign Permit

Septic Application Form


BizPaL is an online service. It will assist you in determining what permits, licenses and other requirements you need to start a business.

BizPaL provides information from the federal and provincial governments, plus the Municipality of Kincardine.

Using BizPal, you can identify what you may require quickly and easily. The information you need is:

  • available from a single source;
  • free to use;
  • available 24/7

Launch BizPaL

Contact BizPaL to learn more about this service.