Permits & Licences for businesses
If you operate a business in West Vancouver, we’ve made it easy for you to get any necessary permits and licensing so you can focus on what matters: a successful business.
To operate a business in West Vancouver, you need a business licence. This also applies to tradesmen—such as builders, plumbers, electricians and landscape gardeners—coming into the community to perform work.More Information
Intermunicipal Business Licences are available to resident West Vancouver trades contractors and some professional services, allowing them to work in all three North Shore municipalities.More Information
All electrical permits must be taken out on your behalf by a provincially-qualified contractor unless you can demonstrate to the electrical inspector that you have the knowledge and skills to do the work.More Information