Starting a Business

We do not require you to obtain a license when starting a business in the Town of Plympton-Wyoming.

Please visit our taxes and utilities pages for rates, payment options and which utilities are available here.

Resources for new businesses

Check out the following resources for new business for more information about starting a business. 

Canada Revenue Agency

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) provides information for setting up your business.

Canada Business Ontario

Canada Business Ontario (CBO) is a federal-provincial government partnership that helps Ontario entrepreneurs find government business information. CBO provides accurate and relevant information to help plan for, begin, expand or exit your business, including:

  • Reducing the complexity of dealing with multiple levels of government
  • Enabling entrepreneurs to make well-informed business decisions in a global economy
  • Contributing to business success through business planning, market research and the use of strategic business information

Local solutions for local economies

Community Futures Development Corporations (CFDCs) offer services that help Ontario's rural and northern communities expand their economies. As community-based, non-profit organizations, CFDCs are run by a board of local volunteer professionals who encourage entrepreneurship and exploring economic opportunities.

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada provides funding, advice and support to a network of CFDCs across Ontario who provide the following services:

  • Community economic planning and development
  • Investment in local business
  • Business development and counselling services

Small business resources

The Ontario Ministry of Labour provides small business resources and tools to encourage safe, fair and harmonious workplace practices. 

Sarnia-Lambton Business Development Corporation

The Sarnia-Lambton Business Development Corporation is a not-for-profit agency funded by the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), providing business counselling and financing to entrepreneurs in Lambton County, as well as assisting with various community-based economic development projects. The agency helps small businesses with:

  • Development
  • Finance opportunities
  • Grants and loans
  • Proposals
  • Business plans
  • Starting a business
  • Consulting

Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership

The Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership has officially launched the Starter Company Plus, a grant program targeting businesses who have growth plans as well as start-ups.

Give your business the boost it needs to grow.  Get up to $5,000.00, one on one business counselling, peer led support sessions, and much more!

Government Incentives

Our staff is available to help business owners find municipal, provincial and federal financial incentives to support growth and expansion in the Town of Plympton-Wyoming.

Municipal programs

Sarnia-Lambton Economic Partnership provides a variety of business assistance programs.

Provincial programs

You can find a number of provincial grant and loan programs through the Canadian Business Network.

Federal programs

The Government of Canada's Canadian Business Network also has a number of federal financial incentive programs for businesses.

Community Demographics

The Town of Plympton-Wyoming is located on the beautiful shores of Lake Huron in Ontario; with beautiful sandy beaches and breathtaking sunsets. Plympton-Wyoming is known for its quaint villages, thriving businesses and longstanding farming industry. The Villages of Wyoming and Camlachie are the heart of the community.

View the 2021 Statistics Canada Information to learn more about Plympton-Wyoming's demographics.

Business Licensing

Business licenses are not required to operate a business in Plympton-Wyoming. Depending on the industry, inspections may be required from Lambton Public Health or the Fire Department

Businesses must be compatible with the subject properties zoning, please contact our Planning Department to ensure your business proposal conforms to the zoning permitted uses.