A Hotel/Motel is described as one or more adjacent buildings or part thereof primarily used for the purposes of catering to the needs of the traveling public wherein individual sleeping facilities are provided in separate units each containing sanitary facilities and which may contain cooking facilities. Accessory uses may include Restaurants, rooms licensed under the Liquor Licence Act, recreational facilities, and conference and convention facilities.

Application Requirements:

  • Zoning approval from the Chatham-Kent Building Department

  • Fire Inspection completed by the Chatham-Kent Fire Department

  • A list detailing the number of rooms offered

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

Licence Details:

  • Licence Type: Hotel/Motel

  • Initial Fee: $443

  • Renewal Fee: $279

  • 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.