List of licensed Oakville contractors now available online

Tuesday, August 07, 2012 – for immediate release

List of licensed Oakville contractors now available online

Before you contact a contractor to do work on your home or office, check out the list of licensed contractors on the licensed contractors page. Contractors operating in Oakville are required to have a valid business licence which provides protection for the consumer by requiring proof of insurance and security clearances.

“We are constantly striving to make information easier to access for our residents,” said Mayor Rob Burton. “We hope this list will assist our residents who are hiring contractors for their home or business.”

Business licences for all contractors must be renewed annually and the database will be updated on an ongoing basis. This list includes building renovators as well as contractors that provide driveway paving, drain laying, HVAC, plumbing, fence installation and pool installation services.

“The online list is meant strictly as a resource to aid home and business owners in narrowing their search when looking for trades, and not as a warranted referral service,” said Luis Ferreira, supervisor of Licensing and By-law Services. “Before selecting your contractor, make sure you know exactly what you want done, get at least two or three quotes for the work you require – even small jobs, and ask for references. Recommendations from friends or family is always a good place to start too.”

For information about licensed contractors or to apply for a licence, visit the licensed contractors page.


For more information contact:

Luis Ferreira
Supervisor of Licensing and By-law Services
905-845-6601, ext. 3256

Emma Murphy
Senior Communications Advisor
905-845-6601, ext. 3096

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