City Hall Complex Closing Early on October 21

Posted October 21, 2019

Burnaby City Hall, the West Building and Civic Offices at Deer Lake Centre are closing at 4:00 PM today in order to provide staff at these locations the allotted required time to vote in the Federal election. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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City Introduces House Rental Business Licence

Owners of single- and two-family properties in Burnaby who rent out their home, and do not live on the premises, must purchase a House Rental Business Licence each year, starting in 2020. Learn more »

The Burnaby Licence Office issues licences to Businesses and Home-Based Businesses operating in the City, Dog Licences and Commercial Vehicle Licences. From these pages, you can download the applications, forms and fee information that you need.

Construction- and trades-related businesses based in Burnaby, New Westminster, Surrey, Delta, Richmond or Vancouver may be eligible for an Inter-municipal Business Licence. The licence will allow eligible businesses to work in all of these municipalities for a single fee, rather than obtaining additional non-resident licences for each municipality in which they operate outside of Burnaby.

The Province of British Columbia issues Marriage and Liquor licenses, and ICBC issues Driver's licenses.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, to submit an application or report a licensing concern, please contact the Licence Office at Burnaby City Hall.  We can be reached at:

Burnaby Licence Office
Phone: 604-294-7320
Fax: 604-294-7163
Burnaby City Hall
4949 Canada Way
Burnaby B.C. V5G 1M2 | Map

Office Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:45 PM Monday - Friday with extended hours 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM on Thursdays.
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  • Liquor Licence

    Liquor licenceMoreGet a license to sell or serve liquor, including at weddings and banquets.
  • Marriage Licence

    Marriage licenceMoreLearn how to get married in British Columbia.

ICBC Driver Licensing