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DEPOSITS are not refundable, but can be used for up to 2 years if you need to postpone or reschedule your date. Deposits for weddings taking place at municipally owned locations are forfeited if cancelled within one month of the wedding date.

PAYMENT by cheque is allowed up to 4 weeks prior to the Wedding. A $35.00 charge is made for returned cheques. Only cash, certified cheque/money orders or credit card payments will be made within four weeks of the wedding.

LICENCE will be completed by the Chapel prior to the Wedding. When possible, it should be brought to the Chapel at least 4 weeks prior to the wedding. Licenses can be obtained up to ninety days before your wedding date from the City Clerk’s Office at any city hall in Ontario. Couples show either a birth certificate or valid passport, as well as secondary photo ID (Health Card/Drivers License). If a person is divorced they must also present original divorce decree to the City Clerk. Death certificates are not required. Prices will vary from $120.00 to $145.00.

When applicable, changes to the ceremony should be finalized 3 weeks prior to the wedding.

Ceremony Start Time: Starting the ceremony on time is crucial for your guests, minister and to ensure carefully planned logistics run smoothly. Late weddings may have to be condensed or rescheduled. There is a $80.00 per hour late fee in the event the minister is needed to stay past their scheduled time.

Confetti, rice, birdseed or other items are prohibited inside or outside any Heritage Weddings site locations.