Only certain properties in Whistler are zoned to allow for Tourist Accommodation.
- If you own a property in Whistler and are considering renting your property in Whistler on a temporary basis to tourists, you need to make sure your property is zoned to allow paying guests. Otherwise, you will not be given a business licence. Any property owner without the proper business licence found marketing their home for paying guests will be ticketed and fined.
- If you are a tourist looking to rent a property in Whistler for your stay, you can ask for proof of a business licence. This will help protect you from issues that may arise from the rental of illegal accommodations.