Fees / Charges - Business Licensing

Fees / Charges - Business Licensing

INTERCOMMUNITY BUSINESS LICENSE FEES:

The annual fee for an Intercommunity Business License is the combined total of a regular Port Alberni Business License Fee (see table below) plus an additional $150.00.

PORT ALBERNI BUSINESS LICENSE FEES:

If you are applying only for a regular Port Alberni Business License the annual fee is determined by the business category and is set out in Schedule "A" of the Business License Bylaw.

CATEGORYFEEDESCRIPTION
1. Service
$132.00
All businesses except those identified in Category 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 of this schedule.
2. Escort Service
$2,200.00
Escort Service
3. Financial Institutions
$550:00
Banks
Trust Companies
Finance Companies
4. Liquor Outlets
$220:00
Public houses
Lounges
Cabarets
Night Clubs
Liquor Stores, etc.
5. Pawnbrokers
$550.00
Pawnbrokers
6. Special Events
$220.00
(per day, to a maximum of $2,200.00 per event)
Carnival
Circus
Exhibition
Horse/pony Show
Dog Show
7. Medical Marijuana$220.00

Medical Marijuana Facility                     Medical Marijuana Dispensary

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FINES AND TICKETS

Description of OffenceSection#Amount of Fine
Carry on business without a license4.1$150.00 / day
Fail to renew a license5.1$150.00 / day
Fail to display a license1$1000.00 
Permitting a minor12.1 d)$100.00
Smoking or consumption12.1 f)$100.00
Fail to maintain signs12.2$100.00
Fail to maintain security12.3$100.00

 

 

For more information, please contact
Melissa Tardif
Economic Development Assistant

City Hall, 4850 Argyle Street
Port Alberni BC V9Y 1V8

Telephone: 
250-720-2835