Please complete the Business Licence Application Form (PDF).
Hard copies of Business Licence Applications can be submitted at City Hall during our office hours.
Electronic copies of Business Licence Applications can also be submitted to us via email.
When submitting applications, please ensure that the application and necessary attachments are complete to avoid delays in processing your application.
Home based businesses are a special category regulated by the Zoning Bylaw and require a Business Licence. A home based business, such as a child care centre, is meant to be a smaller business venture that does not operate at such a capacity as to require a commercial premises. More information is available in the Home-Based Business page.
The City of Powell River Sign Bylaw regulates signs or banners you may use to advertise your business. Follow this link for a Sign Permit Application Form (PDF).
Visit the Business Licences for Recreational Cannabis page for more information.
Visit the Business Licences for Short-Term Rentals page for more information.
Visit the Business Licences for Street Vending page for more information.
Building and Licensing
Call us at 604-485-8614
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Closed on holidays