Business and Development

The Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) provides resources and information related to Whistler business.

Economic Development

Consistently ranked one of the top ski resorts in the world, Whistler is a global leader among destination mountain resort communities. Its resilient and vibrant tourism economy is supported by community-wide partnerships focused on economic growth and development. 

Economic Development in Whistler

Doing Business with Us

Learn about the different business opportunities available with the RMOW.

Bid Opportunities and Results  |  Purchasing Policy  |  Vehicle and Equipment Sales

Grants and Funding

The RMOW provides annual funding through the community enrichment grants and fee for service agreements, as well as receives funding from the Resort Municipality Initiative and Strategic Investment Funds.

Community Enrichment Program  |  Fee for Service  |  Resort Municipality Initiative  |  Strategic Community Investment Funds


The RMOW provides programs and service for residents and visitors through a variety of municipally owned and/or operated facilities.  

Facilities Facilities and Parks Bookings  |  Birthday Parties

Business Licences

A business licence is required to operate any business in Whistler and must be renewed at the start of each calendar year. Find out how to apply for a business licence. 

Business Licences

Online Services

Whistler’s Online Services allows you to renew business licences, apply for permits and view our municipal GIS maps.

Online Services

Land Use and Development

Learn more about land use and development in Whistler, including required application forms and permits. 

Building Department | Planning Department | Building Permits | Engineering Permits | Planning Application Forms | Official Community Plan | Legitimizing Existing Floor Area


Producing an Event

Whistler’s a great place to put on an event, and the RMOW, along with our resort partners, makes the process simple and informative.

Producing an Event Fibre Optic Network


Whistler’s beautiful and diverse natural landscape makes it the perfect filming location for many American and Canadian productions. Find out more information about filming in Whistler.

Guidelines  |  Application  |  Fees