Donation Bin Licence

​​​​A Donation Bin Licence is required to install any donation bin within the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury.

A donation bin is a receptacle located outdoors and placed, installed, displayed, operated, used, altered or maintained for the purpose of collecting donated items from the public, including but not limited to: clothing, appliances, electronics, household items, metal, paper, recyclables and toys, but does not include a receptacle located within a building or a receptacle owned or operated by the Town.

The Donation Bin Licence is valid for one (1) year and expires on January 31st annually.

Applicable Fees

Non-Profit Organization
  • Initial Licence Fee: $250.00
  • Renewal: $200.00
  • Late Fee: $50.00
  • License Amendment: $50.00
For-Profit Organization
  • Initial Licence Fee: $400.00
  • Renewal: $350.00
  • Late Fee: $50.00
  • License Amendment: $50.00
Local Non-Profit Organization
  • Initial Licence Fee: $0.00
  • Renewal: $0.00
  • Late Fee: $50.00
  • License Amendment: $0.00
  • Initial Licence Fee: $0.00
  • Renewal: $0.00
  • Late Fee: $50.00
  • License Amendment: $0.00

You Are Required to Submit:

  1. A completed Application Form.

  2. Photo identification (driver's licence or passport are accepted).

  3. A completed Property Owner Consent Form.

  4. Non-profit information (if applicable).

  5. A certificate of general liability insurance ($2,000,000 minimum).

  6. Zoning approval, permitted in commercial zones only (to verify Zoning compliance please contact BWG's Planning Division: 905 775 5369).

  7. Site Plan

Please make an appointment with the Licensing Officer if you have questions or concerns, or to submit your application.​



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Donation Bin By-law 2015-93

Please review and be aware of the owners' responsibilities under BWG's Donation Bin By-law.

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Donation Bin License Application

You must complete the application form as part of your submission to operate in BWG.

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Property Owner’s Consent

All applications must include consent from the owner of the property where the donation bin will be placed.

Address: Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury, 100 Dissette St., Unit 7&8, Bradford, ON, L3Z 2A7

Phone: 905-775-5366, Send an Email

By GHD Digital