Business Licence Application

This application form is for all types of business licences, except for Short Term Rentals and Bed & Breakfasts. Please follow the link below to apply for a Short Term Rental or Bed & Breakfast.

  • Short Term Rental or B&B

Business Information

Please upload a complete description of your business operations. Combine all attachments into a single document prior to uploading.

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Business Owner Information

Proof of consent

If a home occupation or tenant/lessee, you must provide proof of the property owner’s, mobile home park manager’s or apartment manager’s consent to the intended use is required.

Please upload a document signed and dated by the property owner, mobile home park manager or apartment manager consenting to the intended use. Alternatively, you may visit the District Office to submit the signed document.

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Certified true and correct

By submitting this form, I/We make application for a business license in accordance with the particulars stated above and declare the above is true and correct. I/We understand that if granted the business license applied for, I/We will comply with each and every obligation contained in all laws and bylaws in force or which may hereinafter come into force in the District of Sicamous. I declare that I am the agent and/or owner and am authorized to make this application.

Mobile Vendors

Mobile vendor are not permitted to operate within thirty (30) metres of a business selling comparable goods or services from a District owned property, boulevard or highway unless permission from the owner of the business is first obtained.

A mobile concession must comply with Provincial and Federal Statutes with respect to road safety and licensing. If an inspection by authorized representative(s) of the District is required, please expect application processing time delays.

If the proposed business is a restaurant or food outlet, Health Department approval is required. It is the responsibility of the applicant to obtain inspection and approvals as required.

Intercommunity Business Licence

Participating Municipalities include: City of Armstrong, City of Kelowna, City of Vernon, District of Summerland, Town of Princeton, District of West Kelowna, District of Coldstream, City of Penticton, District of Lake Country, Town of Oliver, Village of Keremeos, Township of Spallumcheen, City of Enderby, City of Salmon Arm, District of Peachland, Town of Osoyoos, Village of Lumby, City of Revelstoke, City of Merritt and District of Sicamous.

I understand I must comply with all bylaws and regulations in each participating municipality.


Personal information on this form is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information & Protection of Privacy Act (the Act) for administrative purposes of the District of Sicamous. Personal information is protected from unauthorized use and disclosure in accordance with the Act and may only be used and disclosed as provided by the Act. Questions regarding the collection of personal information for business license applications can be directed to the District's Inspection Services, PO Box 219, 446 Main Street, Sicamous, BC V0E 2V0,, 250-836-2477.