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Fort St. John

Fort St. John, BC Best Medium Communities:
Nominee

Fort St. John, in cooperation with seven other neighbouring municipalities, implemented the Inter-Community Business Licence through the Mobile Business Licence Program initiative.
In addition to the standard Fort St. John licence, businesses now have the option of purchasing an Inter-Community Business Licence for $130.00. This licence will permit the business to operate in the following communities:

  • City of Dawson Creek
  • District of Chetwynd
  • District of Hudson’s Hope
  • District of Taylor
  • District of Tumbler Ridge
  • Northern Rockies Regional Municipality
  • Village of Pouce Coupe

Positive feedback from business operators on the initial uptake of the program has resulted in information that indicates a savings in time and money by the businesses purchasing the Inter-community Business Licence instead of multiple business licences. Also, noted is less administration for businesses and a more positive business approach to expand operations to where their services are needed.

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