A Public Hall is described as a Premises or portion thereof including a portable building or tent that is offered or used as a place of public assembly for any meeting or entertainment and where food is prepared on site and includes cloakrooms, washrooms, kitchens, and other service rooms used in connection therewith but does not include a theatre Licensed under the Theatres Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chap. T.6, as amended, or a Restaurant.

Application Requirements:

  • Zoning approval from the Chatham-Kent Building Department

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

  • Description of the location, size, and construction of the Public Hall

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

Licence Details:

  • Licence Type: Public Hall

  • Initial Fee: $263

  • Renewal Fee: $173

  • 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.