Business Licence Renewal

Whistler business licences expire on December 31 each year. Renewal fees are due by January 31.

Business licences are automatically renewed unless the applicant elected for the licence to be excluded from the annual renewal process.

In the event an applicant would like to renew a licence after it has expired, please email and request to reinstate the licence. The request must include the licence account number and the current mailing address for the business. A $25.00 application fee applies to reinstate a licence account.

Invoice by email

If you would like to have your renewal invoice sent by email, sign up for MyWhistler. Make sure you have your account number and access code nearby.


You can pay for your business licence renewal:

  • online
  • in person at Municipal Hall from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday; or
  • by phone at 604-935-8130.
  • Interac e-Transfer to Please send as a non-password protected e-Transfer and enter the business license account number in the memo field.


Annual licence fee is $190.00 unless otherwise set out below, to a maximum annual fee of $2000.00

Business Classification

Minimum Fee (Plus Unit Fee if applicable)

Business Classification

Minimum Fee (Plus Unit Fee if applicable)

Unit Fee

Automatic Teller Machine Company






Dog Sled or Outdoor Kennel Operators



Escort Agency



Liquor Primary Licensed Establishment


$5.00/person based on occupant load

Restaurant with Liquor Service


$2.00/person based on occupant load

Restaurant without Liquor Service



Taxi Business



Transportation Network Services



Publication Box Provider (does not include publication boxes that only distribute newspapers)



Ski Lift Operation



Special Event

$100.00 per event

$25.00/vendor, service provider or exhibitor




Hotel Business


$10.00/guest unit

Tourist Accommodation Business (other than Campground and Hotel Business)


$25.00/tourist accommodation  property

Time Share Business



Registered Society

No fee


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