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 LICENCE FEES:

If you are applying only for a regular Port Alberni Business Licence the annual fee is determined by the business category and is set out in Schedule "A" of the Business Licence 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$550.00

Medical Marijuana Facility                     Medical Marijuana Dispensary

 

 

 

 

 

FINES AND TICKETS:

Business Licence Regulation Bylaw No. 4951, 2017

Description of OffenceSectionPenalty      Early Payment Penalty DiscountLate Payment Penalty
Carry on business without a licence3.1$200.00/day$150.00/day$250.00/day
Fail to renew business licence5.1$200.00/day$150.00/day$250.00/day
Fail to post a business licence7.5$100.00$75.00$125.00
Obstruct a Bylaw Enforcement Officer13.2$200.00$150.00$250.00
Medical Marijuana - Operate outside an enclosed building11.1(c)$100.00$75.00$125.00
Medical Marijuana - Permitting a minor11.1(d)$100.00$75.00$125.00
Medical Marijuana - Operate business between 20:00hr and 08:00hr11.1(e)$100.00$75.00$125.00
Medical Marijuana - Smoking or consumption11.1(f)$100.00$75.00$125.00
Medical Marijuana - Block windows11.1(g)$100.00$75.00$125.00
Medical Marijuana - Fail to maintain signs11.2$100.00$75.00$125.00
Medical Marijuana - Fail to display signage11.2(a)$100.00$75.00$125.00
Medical Marijuana - Fail to display product warning11.2(b)$100.00$75.00$125.00
Medical Marijuana - Fail to properly install video security11.3(a)$100.00$75.00$125.00
Medical Marijuana - Fail to store video security data for 21 days11.3(b)$100.00$75.00$125.00
Medical Marijuana - Fail to monitor security and fire alarms system11.3(c)$100.00$75.00$125.00

 

 

For more information, please contact
Melissa Tardif
Economic Development Assistant / Business Licensing

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

Telephone: 
250-720-2835