Depending on the type of business your run and the product or services you provide, you might have to obtain a license to operate.
For instance, you might need a license or permit to conduct the following:
- Selling liquor
- Running a daycare
- Transporting passengers
Use this search engine to determine if you need any licenses or permits to operate: BizPal
You might have to contact your municipality for a business license, as well. Visit www.civicinfo.bc.ca or call your local city hall.