Business licence renewals due next week on Jan. 15

January 10, 2019
Public service announcement

Business owners operating in the City of Kelowna are reminded that 2019 business licence renewals are due by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15. All registered operating businesses were mailed a renewal notice in December.

Business licences can be renewed by:

  • Going online to pay with a Visa or Mastercard at The access code provided on your renewal notice is needed
  • Visiting us in person at City Hall for payments by cheque, money order, debit or cash
  • Mailing a cheque or money order to: City Hall Business Licencing, 1435 Water Street, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 1J4

Updates and changes to an existing Business Licence can be made by calling 250-469-8960 or by e-mail at

For businesses that are no longer operational, a Business Licence can be cancelled by calling 250-469-8617 or by email at

Mobile businesses — those doing business in more than one community but with only one fixed location— can simplify licensing and reduce costs by obtaining a Mobile Business Licence for an additional $150 annual fee.

To learn more about business licencing in the City of Kelowna, including mobile businesses and participating communities, visit

Having a valid business licence is a requirement to operate within the City of Kelowna. It is an offense to operate without one and may result in fines or additional enforcement action.