How it's done
Beaumont is home to a wide variety of businesses. Understanding the types of businesses and where they are located may help you make better business and investment decisions. In order to manage growth, the municipality issues business licences to confirm and ensure lawful operation in the municipality. If required, a business licence helps to regulate taxes, protect consumers and ensure public safety. This tool will help you answer three important questions.
What types of businesses are there and where are they located?
Use the interactive Business Directory map below to learn more about our businesses and gain insights into the land use zones within which they operate. More information on land use regulations can be found here.
Do I need a business licence to conduct my business?
To operate a business located in Beaumont you must hold a valid Development Permit and Beaumont Business License. Business licenses need to be renewed annually and expire on December 31 of each year. For more detailed information refer to the Business Licence Bylaw.
As a general guide, if your business falls under any of the descriptions listed below you will likely require a business licence from Beaumont.
- Commercial, Retail or Industrial Business
- Home-based Business
- General Contractor
- Direct Seller or Commercial Agent
- Mobile Retail, Mobile Vending Unit
- Push Cart Vending Unit or Hawker/Peddler
- Farmers Market
- Other Public Market or Trade Show