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Starting or Registering a Business

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If you are looking to start or register a business, visit the Community Development Corporation website or the Service Ontario website.

Some businesses in Orillia must be licensed. Please review the Business Licence By-law to determine whether you need a licence for your business.

For more information contact the Economic Development Office at 705-325-4900 or by emailing

The City of Orillia Web site includes links to Web pages or sites operated by third parties that will take you away from our site to destinations over which we have no control. Our privacy statement does not apply to the sites of third parties and we do not assume any responsibility for the actions of third parties. We encourage you to review the policies of these sites yourself upon your arrival.

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