Every business in Weyburn requires a business licence if they intend to operate commercial, merchandising, or industrial activity within the City of Weyburn boundaries.
Licences are issued in order to regulate businesses, ensure compliance with land use and building regulations, gather land use information, and inform planning decisions.
The type of business licence you need depends on the business operation and its location.
Resident Business: All businesses operating within commercial and industrial zones as set out by the City of Weyburn. The licence must be displayed in a prominent place at the business location.
Non-Resident Business: If a business does not have a permanent Weyburn location, or operates out of their home. The applicant should keep the licence with them any time they are doing business in the city.
Direct Sellers: An individual or firm which is licensed under The Direct Sellers Act (i.e. door-to-door or telephone sales). A valid provincial licence and a City of Weyburn non-residential business licence are required and should be available anytime business is conducted in the city.
A business licence application must be completed to include name, occupation, address of applicant, nature of business and location:
Once an application is completed, submitted and approved, the applicant must pay the licence fee required:
Aside from the business licence, there are often additional requirements that must be met so it is important that make sure you are aware of all applicable regulations. For further information on business licences, please contact the Business Licence Inspector at (306) 848-3209.