Business Licenses

Did you know, if you operate a business in the Municipal District, even a home based business, licensing is mandatory.  Besides, don’t you want to be in the new business directory? 

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Business License Application

Licenses fees are detailed in the chart below. Payments to the MD can be made with credit card, cash or by cheque.

LICENSE TYPE

WITHIN DISTRICT BOUNDARIES

OUTSIDE DISTRICT BOUNDARIES

Hawkers & Peddlers

$50.00 (per day)

$100.00 (2 – 5 days)

$200.00 ( 6 days & over, not to exceed current year)

$100.00 (per day)

$200.00 (2 – 5 days)

$200.00 ( 6 days & over, not to exceed current year)

Home Occupations

$100.00

$200.00

Transient Exhibitions

N/A

$100.00/day

All other business types not listed and excluding (type “A”)

$100.00

$200.00

Additional fee for tobacco and alcohol

$25.00

$50.00

Transfer of License fee

$25.00

$50.00

Renewal Fee

$75.00

$150.00

The year goes from Jan-Dec, not from when you apply for the license.

For more info, see the Business Licensing Brochure or the Business License Control and Regulating Bylaw