Who requires a business licence?
All businesses in the City of Maple Ridge require a business licence. Some of the benefits to obtaining a business licence include:
  • Makes your business a legal operation in terms of the City of Maple Ridge's Business Licencing and Regulation Bylaw
  • Lists the business in the Maple Ridge Business Directory (home-based, commercial and daycare business licences only)
  • Enables the City to regulate the types and locations of businesses conducted within its jurisdiction
  • Supports the development of promotional materials aimed at attracting business investment and job creation
  • Assists with the development of demographic and statistical information on the local business climate
  • Supports parking enforcement, community policing and Adopt-A-Block programs

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1. Who requires a business licence?
2. How do I apply for a business licence?
3. What type of business licence do I need?
4. Taking over an existing business or closing a business?
5. Moving your business?
6. Changing the name of the business?
7. Why do I need a business licence?
8. How do I get a business licence application?
9. How much does a business licence cost?
10. How long is a business licence valid for?
11. How long will it take to get a business licence?
12. Can I operate a business from my home?