Driveway Paving Contractors must be Licensed by City

The City of Markham requires paving contractors who construct or extend driveways in Markham to be licensed by the City.

Contractors that hold a licence are insured, identifiable and are familiar with Markham bylaws that regulate driveway construction. They are also required to enter into a written contract with the client before beginning any work.

Driveway Paving Contractor Licences expire annually on March 31. All Contractors must renew their licence annually. To confirm if a Contractor is licensed, please call 905.477.5530 or email us at

To apply for a licence or for more information, contact the City of Markham at 905.479.7782 or visit the Bylaw & Licencing counter at the Markham Civic Centre, 101 Town Centre Boulevard.

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The bylaw defines Driveway Paving Contractors as those engaged in the business of paving or sealing driveway surfaces, on privately owned property and boulevards adjacent to such property, including the alteration of property in preparation of paving. Paving includes materials such as asphalt, concrete and interlocking stone.

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