Business Licences

Applying for a Licence

The operation of any business activity within the City of West Kelowna requires a Business Licence. The licensing fees are identified on page 22 of the Fees and Charges Bylaw B0028.

The annual fee is due January 31 or will be subject to a late fee of $25.

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To learn more about business licence procedures in the City of West Kelowna, please view our brochure.

Business Licence Fee Structure

The City of West Kelowna has a four-tier Business Licence Fee structure:

  • Tier 1 - Basic = $60 per year
  • Tier 2 - Basic + fire Inspection = $135 per year
  • Tier 3 - Basic + fire Inspection + policing = $360 per year
  • Tier 4 - Inter-municipal = $150 (set by province)

Business Licences by Type

For more information on business licences by type, please select from the following:

Inter-Community Business Licence

If your business operates in more than one municipality, you may be eligible to purchase an Inter Community Business Licence. This licence is available for an annual fee of $150 on top of the yearly municipal licence fee. If one applies for the licence after August 1, the fee is then reduced to $75 for the remainder of the year.