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business requierments in ontario

Discussion in 'Business Fundamentals' started by plow north, May 9, 2006.

  1. plow north

    plow north Member
    Messages: 32

    just a quick questions what are the proper licenseing registering requierments for a snow removal business just want to make sure my bases are covered.:dizzy:
     
  2. JohnnyRoyale

    JohnnyRoyale 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,935

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    All vehicles must have a CVOR, "Commercial Vehicle Operators Registration" you should re-register your vehicles to accept loaded salter weights, otherwise MTO will have a field day with you. Dont forget to remove your plate off the bumper and remount on salter-otherwise be prepared for a $130 fine. Youll need Commercial General Liability Insurance. Try to get clients to sign snow contract available on Landscape Ontario's website. If your an owner op-youll need WSIB waiver, otherwise clients will require WSIB clearance certificate. Some municipalities may require you purchase a liscence to do business in their town. Hope this helps.
     
  3. G.L. In Ont

    G.L. In Ont Member
    Messages: 63

    Good question and good answer

    Guys, I am looking to do some more commerical work this winter. Johnny, would you be willing to help me out -- I have lots of questions re: what you've already mentioned (CVOR, WSIB etc) as well as how best to approach property managers etc. to get the contracts.

    Consulting fee? :drinkup: =)

    Cheers, GL.