COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update
April 6, 2020: We recognize the difficulties to businesses posed by the current situation and are committed to helping them weather the COVID-19 crisis. Review City actions and support available
Our thriving economy is part of what makes Vancouver one of the world's most liveable cities.
We work to support Vancouver's economic development through all of its practices including sustainable business practices and ethical purchasing policies.
We support major industries to keep the economy flourishing, but prioritize support for independent businesses and local events.
Learn more about doing business with us.
Key resources to to help you start or expand your business in Vancouver.
Apply for and get requirements about licences and permits for business, film, special events, and advertising.
Find out how to become our supplier, and get information about equipment, furniture, and other assets we are selling.
How we help to promote and strengthen local businesses, and make Vancouver an attractive destination for businesses.
There are a variety of ways you can make a payment to the City of Vancouver.
Get resources to find a private hauler to collect your commercial garbage, recycling, food scraps, and yard waste.