Business licence application

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Fill out the form below to begin your business licence application process. You will be contacted by email to provide your ID and signature to complete your application. You can also apply for a business licence in-person at the Application Centre on the second floor of City Hall (please bring a piece of ID and general information about the business).

The processing time for a new business licence is approximately two weeks and can vary due to the complexity of some licence types and inspection requirements. For information about new licences, or to make changes to an existing licence, contact Development Services at 250-469-8960 or

Attention short-term rental operators: 

Please don't use this form to complete your application as a separate process is in place. Please visit Short-term rentals to apply for a short-term rental business licence. 

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