Business Licences

New Businesses

Welcome! We wish you and your business every success. If you're looking for contacts and resources to help your business, please contact our helpful Development staff or click here.

Depending on the type of business and your location, you may also need a municipal development permit or other municipal, provincial and federal authorizations. Follow the steps in BizPaL for a complete list.

Business licensing process:
Fill out a Business Licence Application
Be compliant with external agencies and legislation and be prepared to show proof of compliance.
Pay the fee
City staff will approve or deny your Business Licence and will contact you
Pick up your Business Licence at City Hall or have it mailed to you
Display your Business Licence 

The annual certificate is required to be posted in a conspicuous place at your business location so that it is clearly visible to the public. Proof of your valid current business licence must be shown on demand.

Established businesses
Watch for your business license renewal invoice in early December each year. Business licences must be paid on or before December 31st of each year.