The District launched a process in 2015 to replace the existing Business Licence Bylaw which was originally adopted in 1978. It needed to be modernized to reflect the current business environment and the increase in various new forms of businesses. After extensive internal and external consultation the District has developed a new Business Licence Bylaw that will be easier for the community to interpret and staff to administer.
The new Business Licence Bylaw was adopted July, 5, 2016. View the bylaw.
The new Business Licence Bylaw includes regulation of marijuana dispensaries. Read more about applying for a marijuana dispensary business licence.
Current Business Licence fees will be maintained for:
A location-based fee structure will be applied for remaining businesses:
April 25, 2017
Day of Mourning ceremony to honour and remember fallen workers
Please join us for the B.C.
April 21, 2017
District of Squamish Stage 1 water restrictions go into effect Monday, May 1
The snow has melted, the flowers are blooming, and growing season is right around the corner.