In Smithers, a business licence is required for anyone conducting business within the Town boundaries. This includes businesses that are located out of town, but operate within Town boundaries and home base businesses. A Business License is also required for a change in ownership, change in business location, or a business with multiple locations.
Business License Application Form
Zoning Regulations for Home Based Business
Mobile Restaurant and Mobile Vendor Business Licence Checklist
The Development Process Flowchart
Business Licence Bylaw No. 1763
Resources for new businesses:
- Chamber of Commerce
- Nadina Community Futures
- Ministry of Small Business
- BC Onestop Business Registry
- Province of BC BizPal
- Town of Smithers Bylaws
For further information, please contact the Development Services Department at 250.847.1600.