Second Unit Licence Required in Mississauga
As of January 2, 2014 a licence is required for a Second Unit in Mississauga to be legal (see City By-law 204-13)
Licensing helps ensure second units are safe for landlords and tenants. A unit will only be licensed if it complies with Official Plan policies, zoning regulations, as well as Ontario fire and building code requirements. Learn how to get a licence by visiting the City of Mississauga’s Second Units website.
The staff in Compliance and Licensing Enforcement respond to complaints relating to violations of City by-laws including zoning, property standards, fencing, including swimming pool enclosures, business licensing, littering, dumping, noise disturbances and smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.
The Compliance and Licensing office is located on the ground floor of City Hall, just inside the west doors of the tower. Staff are available to receive inquiries and/or complaints weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
After regular business hours or on weekends, the Transportation & Works dispatch office is available to receive complaints of an emergency nature at 905-615-3000.
Complaints may be filed by fax, in person, in writing, by telephone or by email using the link provided below. Please ensure that you include your name, address and telephone number. Complaints without this information will not be investigated. Your information will be kept confidential.
Before you complain, you should know that you may also seek resolution to your issue using the Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre's Conflict Resolution Service. This service provides FREE mediation as an alternative means to resolving a dispute with the help of neutral mediators. You may contact the service at 905-629-1873, ext. 311 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here to learn more.
Sign by-laws are not enforced by Compliance and Licensing Enforcement. Sign related enquiries should be directed to: (905) 896-5511.
|For More Information Contact:
Compliance and Licensing Enforcement
City Hall, Ground Floor
300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga ON L5B 3C1
Inquiries: 3-1-1 (Mon - Fri 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.).
Outside City Limits: 905 615-4311.
For an emergency after hours from 7 p.m. - 7 a.m.: 905-615-3000.