obtain approval from other agencies (i.e. Consumer & Corporate Affairs, or the Health Unit).
fill out an additional information form, if the proposed business is a Home Occupation.
have a letter of approval from the owner of the dwelling if the applicant is a tenant wishing to obtain a Business License for a Home Occupation
obtain a Development Permit if:
you are operating a business in you home.
the use of your business space is being changed (i.e. retail to office space).
The fee for a Development Permit is:
- Home Occupation: $25.00
- Commercial/Industrial Alterations: $50.00
Applications are reviewed in the order in which they are received.
If you are applying for a Home Occupation please be advised that your application may be advertised in the local newspaper over a two (2) week period.
If the application is approved, the license will be held for pick-up or will be mailed, at the preference of the applicant, providing the Business License fee has been paid.
Business Licenses Fees
Business License fees are subject to the Business License fee schedule. See Bylaw 1236-03 or consult with the Town Office for more information.
|Resident||Rural Resident||Non-Resident||Home Occupation|
|Type A: General Business
Retail, Personal Services, Business Support Services, Sub-Trades and Limited Contractors, Hawkers/Peddlers, Recreation, Business, Automotive Services/Repair Gas Bar, Rental Agencies, Apartment Buildings
|Type B: Special Business
Retail Businesses, Professionals, Consultants, Agencies, General Contractors, Communication Businesses, Financial Institutions/Businesses Automotive Sales
|Type C: Regulated Business||$100.00||$150.00||$300.00||$100.00|