The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is a provincial Crown agency that reports to the Ministry of the Attorney General.
The AGCO is responsible for regulating the alcohol, gaming and horse racing sectors and administers many initiatives such as;
For more detailed information about the AGCO please visit the AGCO website.
Lottery and Social Gaming Licence applications and fees can be delivered to the Clerk's Office.
In order to have your event designated as an Event of Municipal Significance, you must make a written request to Council.
Council will only approve this designation for events that meet the following criteria:
All licenced Special Events require a Special Occasion Permit which is issued by the AGCO.
For licenced outdoor events, including events where alcohol is permitted on patios, the AGCO requires applicants to provide written notification to the Town Clerk, Police, Fire Department, Health Unit, and (in some cases) the Building Services Division.
For events taking place within The Blue Mountains, written notification for this requirement can be forwarded via email to: