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Refreshment cycles

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How to apply for a refreshment cycle or ice cream cycle owner or operator licence in Mississauga.

Owner's licence

To apply for a refreshment cycle owner’s licence you’ll need to submit:

  • An Owner Licence Application. This must be completed by the business owner, partner, president or an authorized agent.
  • Proof that you’re at least 15 years old
  • Proof of Canadian citizenship, landed immigrant status or a valid work permit
  • Original criminal record search
  • Articles of incorporation and/or business registration documents, if applying as a company
  • A copy of the registered declaration of partnership, if applying as a registered partnership
  • Certificate of insurance with a minimum $2 million coverage and endorsed to the City of Mississauga
  • A list of items for sale from the cycle
  • Health inspection from the Region of Peel
  • Park permit, if you’re operating in a park

The cycle must be inspected at the Mobile Licensing Office before your licence can be issued.

Licence fees

Type of fee Price
Initial licence fee (HST exempt) $17.80
Balance of licence fee (HST exempt) $160.20
Copy of Vendors By-law 522-04, as amended (if provided by the City) $25
Site inspection fee $108.75
HST $17.39
Total $329.14

Renewing an owner’s licence

Your licence will expire every year on April 30. A renewal notice will be mailed to the address we have on file for you.

To renew your licence you’ll need to submit the following documents and pay the renewal fee:

  • A Licence Renewal Application
  • Valid master business name registration, if applicable
  • Certificate of insurance endorsed to the City of Mississauga
  • Health inspection from the Region of Peel, if applicable
  • Park permit, if applicable

The fee to renew your licence is $166. If you pay the renewal fee more than 10 business days after your licence expiry date there will be an additional fee of $90.68.

If you don’t renew your licence within 30 days of the expiry date, you’ll have to reapply as a new applicant.