Bed and Breakfast Establishment is defined as a single detached dwelling in which the resident(s) offers for hire or rent a maximum of 5 sleeping rooms with cumulative maximum capacity for 10 persons, for the temporary sleeping accommodation of the travelling public, with the provision of at least one meal.

Application Requirements:

  • Zoning approval from the Chatham-Kent Building Department

  • Health Inspection completed by the Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit

  • Fire Inspection completed by the Chatham-Kent Fire Department

  • A copy of the Master Business Licence (via Service Ontario)

  • A list detailing the number of rooms and number of beds in each room and a floor plan  

Licence Details:

  • Licence Type: Bed & Breakfast Establishment

  • Initial Fee: $324

  • Renewal Fee: $150

  • Expiry Date: End of the month plus one year from date of issuance 

Licence issuance is subject to inspection approvals and completed application requirements. 

For further information, please refer to the Consolidated Business Licensing Bylaw available in the downloads section.