Whistler business licences expire on December 31 each year. Renewal fees are due by January 31.
Your business licence number and access code from your renewal notice are required.
To make changes to business ownership, business name, business location or mailing address,please submit an application for approval.
Through your online banking create a contact for the Resort Municipality of Whistler using email@example.com as the email address to send the funds. Make sure to put your business license number, or account number in the message. Password set up not required as this is an auto deposit, to confirm your bank is set up for Auto Deposit click here.
Interac e-Transfer is only available to send or receive funds in CAD from any financial institution enrolled with Interac e-Transfer within Canada. Check with your financial institution to see how the process is done. e-Transfers can be sent and received 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Pay for your business licence in person at Municipal Hall (4325 Blackcomb Way) from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. Please provide your invoice or your business name. Accepted payment methods include debit, cash, cheque or credit card.
Over the phone
Pay for your business licence over the phone from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday at 604-935-8130. Please have your invoice or business name and credit card ready.
Invoice by email
To have your renewal invoice sent by email, sign up for MyWhistler. Your account number and access code are required.
Fees for 2019 Renewals:
All annual business licence fees have a minimum fee of $165 with the following additions:
- $28 per vending machine to a maximum of $420
- $10 per room of a hotel, inn, lodge, pension, chalet, villa, resort club or property management company
- $2 per person of occupant load for a restaurant
- $5 per person of occupant load for a bar, pub, lounge or cabaret
- $70 per ski lift for a ski operator
- $308 per bank or credit union
Fees for new 2020 licences and 2021 renewals:
Business licence fees are outlined in the Business Licence Bylaw. The annual licence fee is $190 unless otherwise noted, to a maximum annual fee of $2000.