Food Sales Establishment  is described as any Premises where food stuffs and/or refreshments intended for human consumption are made for sale, offered for sale or sold, including storage locations accessory thereto. Such Premises shall include but is not limited to bakeries, grocery stores, fish shops, butcher shops, convenience stores, etc., but does not include any Restaurant or Food Cart or Mobile Food Cart.

Application Requirements:

  • Zoning approval from the Chatham-Kent Building Department

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

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

Licence Details:

  • Licence Type: Food Sales Establishment

  • Initial Fee: $257

  • Renewal Fee: $162

  • 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 requirement details, please refer to the Consolidated Business Licensing Bylaw available in the downloads section.