How to apply for a Business Licence
Step 1: To apply for a Business Licence, complete the Application.
Step 2: See the schedule table below to determine which schedules need to be completed.
Step 3: Complete and save all required schedules and applications.
Step 4: Send all completed schedules and applications to firstname.lastname@example.org
Schedule C – Home-Based Business (including B&B)
Schedule Requirements and Application Information
|Bed and Breakfast $150||X||X||X||X||X|
|Commercial Guest Accommodation $150||X||X||X|
|Guest House $150||X||X||X|
|Home-Based Business – Non-Public Access $25||X||X|
|Home-Based Business – Public Access $100||X||X|
|Non-Profit Organization $0||X|
|Non-Resident Business $100|
|Residential Guest Accommodation $300||X||X||X||X||X|
*If premises are rented or within a strata
**If a contractor yard is rented or in a strata
After you submit an application the Business Licence Inspector will email a licence fee notice. Once the licence fee payment has been processed a review of your application will begin. The length of time it takes to process a business licence application is dependant on the licence category, fee payment and the submission of documents.
What type of accommodations do I provide?
|B&B||Residential Guest Accommodations||Commercial Guest Accommodations or Guest House|
|Zoning||Residential||Residential||Some Commercial, CD and Park zones|
|Residence||Operated by a resident of property||Property must be ordinarily occupied by a resident||Operator need not reside on the property|
|Kitchen||Plug-in, counter-top appliances only||Full size or built-in appliances||May provide kitchen, specific to zoning|
|Days per year||365||120||365|
|Designated Individual required||No||Yes||No|
|Business Licence # on advertising||Yes||Yes||No|
|Proof of insurance||No||Yes||No|
|Parking space per guest room in addition to dwelling||Yes||Yes||Specific to zoning|
|Limit 2 guests per bedroom||No||Yes||No|
|1 booking at a time||No||Yes||No|
|Max. # of Guests||No||Yes||No|
Questions? please contact the Business Licence Inspector at: email@example.com or 604-947-4255.