Business Licensing

Benefits of 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 Licence and Regulation Bylaw
  • lists the business in the City of 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 Program