An Inter-Community Business Licence allows qualifying mobile businesses to operate in participating Vancouver Island municipalities without requiring individual business licences. You must have a valid Nanaimo business licence before applying for an Inter-Community
Business Licence. The fee is an additional $170 annually.
Number of people working in the business (including owner/operator)
Commercial Business Premises
Home-Based Business Premises
Economic Development Information
The Economic Development Section collects data about the local economy. The information that you provide is summarized and analyzed by the Economic Development Section to measure trends in the local economy.
I/We hereby declare that the home-based business as described on this application is of a mobile/online nature only and that should this change in the future, that the Business Licensing section will be notified in writing.
In making application for a commercial business licence, it is understood that any alterations or renovations to the commercial space cannot be undertaken without first obtaining a building permit and that if a building permit is required, that the business licence application will not be processed until the building permit is successfully completed.
I/We hereby make application for a business licence in accordance with the particulars as stated on this application and declare that the information on the application to be true and correct. I also declare that I have read the Business Licence Bylaw and the Home-Based Business Regulations (if applicable) and undertake to comply with all bylaws of the City of Nanaimo and all other laws now in force or which may hereafter come into force. I also understand that business cannot commence until the licence has been issued.
Collection and use of your personal information
Information collected on this form is done so under the general authority of the Community Charter and