Important Information

Before you sign a lease

  • Prospective business owners who are applying for business licenses should check with the Building, Planning and Licensing divisions on property they wish to lease or buy in regards to outstanding orders or issues pertaining to that property.
  • Check with the Planning and Building Department to make sure your business is a permitted use on the site.

Change of Use

  • Each space in a building has its own specific approved use and sometimes the use of that space cannot be changed without approval and/or permit.

Before you purchase a sign for your business

  • Review the requirements of the Sign Bylaw with the Planning Division. More information about sign permits and bylaws can be found here.
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