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Starting a business in Smooth Rock Falls

Smooth Rock Falls is ready to work with you to start a business in our wonderful community. There are many opportunities in our town. Real estate prices are low, there is little to no competition for many businesses and we are centrally located. But the best part about starting a business in Smooth Rock Falls is the municipal staff and Town council who have set in place many different incentives and programs to help business and will work one-on-one with you to realize your dreams.

Employment opportunities

The development of employment opportunities in a variety of sectors is a priority of the Town Council. The following key areas are our focus for future economic development initiatives, recognizing that additional economic development opportunities may emerge in the future:

  • Health care and housing (Seniors continuum of care)
  • Service hub for transportation on highway 634
  • Staging location for EnergyEast pipeline project
  • Waterfront residential properties
  • Economic development partnerships with First Nations and Aboriginal organizations
  • Agriculture
  • Solid waste

To learn more, please contact our Economic Development Officer Shannon Piper.

Economic Development Officer
Shannon Piper

Tel: 705-338-2717 ext. 8

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Zoning & Land Use

The Town of Smooth Rock Falls welcomes all kinds of businesses and will work with you to acheive your business goals. There are many opportunities in our town including commercial, industrial and residential.

For more information about our forward-thinking business friendly zoning and land use policies, please contact Shannon Piper.

Zoning Bylaw



Smooth Rock Falls has several financial institutions in town. All of them are eager to serve the business community.

Caisses Populaire

141 Main Street,
Smooth Rock Falls, ON P0L 2B0

Tel: 705-338-2731

Caisses Populaire Website
Click the link to visit the bank's website.
Hours of Operation
Monday – Wednesday
9:00am – 4:00pm
Thursday – Friday
9:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday – Sunday
RBC Royal Bank

28 Second Avenue,
Smooth Rock Falls, ON P0L 2B0

Tel: 705-338-2794

RBC Royal Bank of Canada Website
Click the link to visit the bank's website.
Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday
10:00am – 4:30pm
Saturday – Sunday
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