FAQ

FAQ

  • How do I become a Member of the BIA?

    Businesses that are located within our boundaries are automatically a BIA Member due to a tax levy that is automatically included in your property taxes. BIA boundaries include the east side of Navy Street to west side of Allan Street, north side of Robinson Street and south side of Church Street. If you are just outside of the BIA boundaries, you may qualify as an Associate Member for $395 per year. You will receive all the same benefits of as a BIA Member except for voting rights during the Annual General Meeting and during BIA Board of Management meetings. For questions on becoming a BIA Member or BIA Associate Member contact info@oakvilledowntown.com or 905-844-4520.

  • How do I find a business on your site?

    Click here for a list of downtown Oakville businesses by category.

  • How do I find out about store promotions and sales?

    Click here for our special offers tab for the most current sales and promotions from the businesses in downtown Oakville.

  • Where can I find available jobs in downtown Oakville?

    BIA business members notify the BIA when they have job openings and can be found by clicking here for current job postings.

  • Where can I park in downtown Oakville?

    There are fourteen (14) areas to park in downtown Oakville including street parking on Lakeshore Road East, municipal lots, etc. Click here for a map of available parking.

  • Who pays for the events in downtown Oakville?

    The events are brought to the public in part by the businesses of downtown Oakville and sponsorship funding.

  • Who do I contact if I have a comment, concern or question for the BIA?

    Go to our contact page for a staff directory and we are happy to assist you.

  • How is the BIA Board of Management selected?

    The BIA Board of Management is elected every four years through and election process with the BIA Members. There are six (6) volunteer positions and an appointed member of Town Council from the Town of Oakville. BIA Board of Management Members are comprised of a Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer and Secretary. For the 2015-2018 term of BIA Board of Management members click here.