Renewing your business license?
Renewal invoices have been sent out to businesses with valid 2018 business licenses. If you didn’t receive your invoice please contact us.
New Businesses – did you know?
If you are operating a business in Fox Creek and you don’t have a business license you need to apply for one. It is considered proof that you are operating a business in Town, if you are advertising your business in a newspaper, on social media, a poster or invoicing the Town for services rendered.
Section 3.0 of Business license Bylaw 810-2018 states that:
“No person shall carry on any business, within the Town without first being licensed to do so, and having paid the fee as prescribed in Schedule “A” attached to this bylaw.”
What is the cost of a business license?
There is a $20.00 application fee due at the time of submitting your application. You will be invoiced for the cost of your business license as per Schedule “A” of Business License Bylaw 810-2018 once your license is approved. The cost of a business license ranges in accordance with your type of business and business location. Local business license fees range from $25.00 to $125.00. Out of Town Businesses are between $250.00 – $350.00 annually.
What happens if I don’t have a business license?
If you don’t have a valid business license and you are found to be advertising or doing business with the Town of Fox Creek without one, you may be notified in writing, or the Peace Officer will stop by your place of business and advise you that you require one.
The cost of carrying on a business within or partially within the Town without a valid and subsisting Business license is $500.00 plus $100.00 per day for each day the offence continues after the conviction.
For more information on business licensing go to this link https://foxcreek.ca/business-licenses-2-2/ or call 780-622-3896. There is access to application forms on our website and they are also available at the Town Administration Office located at 102 Kaybob Drive.