Licensing and Permits
Peddler and Salesperson License
The Town of Carleton Place requires by law that every person who sells goods, wares or merchandise door to door or at a particular place obtains a salesperson?s license. The monthly fee is $120. The annual fee is $590. There is also a fee of $30 to process the application. For further information on the Salesperson?s License, you may contact Bobbi McCann at 613-257-6215 or the Clerk at 613-257-6211.
Refreshment Vehicle Licenses
In order to operate a mobile chip wagon, canteen truck or refreshment cart, a license must be obtained from the municipality. Along with an application, the operator must obtain written approvals from the local health unit and fire department, and have adequate insurance. If it is a located wagon, a letter of permission from the property owner is required, as well as site plan approval from Council. Various fees apply, so please contact Bobbi McCann at 613-257-6215 or the Clerk for further information.
The Corporation issues Taxi Licenses to both the operator of the business and to individual drivers. The licenses, issued annually, are valid until December 31st of each year. Currently an Operator?s License is $100.00 while a Driver?s License is $ 30.00
Applicants are required to complete an application form with supporting documentation and to submit the required fee. A separate background check and fee must be obtained from the police and paid prior to the issuance of a license. Further information may be obtained by contacting Bobbi McCann at 613-257-6215 or the Clerk at 257-6211.