Starting or Expanding Your Business

We strive to make this process simple and friendly to promote economic development and we welcome your business to North Frontenac.

This overview is intended to provide information related to the process of starting or expanding a business in the Municipality of North Frontenac. The intent is to provide a guide for new or current business owners related to the steps required for starting or expanding a new commercial or home based business.

To start a new business or expand a business, please consider the following:

  • Submit a Proposal to the Clerk/Planning Manager, clerkplanning@northfrontenac.ca, to determine your needs and how the Municipality can assist you.
  • You may be required to provide supporting documentation, if applicable.
  • You may be required to obtain permit approval and applicable permits prior to commencement.

To understand the key requirements you may wish to familiarize yourself with the following:

View our Official Plan

View our Zoning By-Law

View our Building By-Law

Additional information can be found at the following links

View our Community Profile 

Economic Development in North Frontenac which includes links to government information sources

View our Starting and/or expanding a Business in North Frontenac Standard Operating Policy

View our Economic Development page

View our Economic Development Task Force page

View Frontenac Community Futures development Corporation's website

View the County of Frontenac's web portal.

For business resources visit our Grants, incentives and Funding Programs page for more information.

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