Aerial view of Golden

Business Licences

The Kicking Horse Country Chamber of Commerce and Imagine Kootenay have created a handbook to help you create, operate, or expand your business. The handbook is designed to answer many of your basic questions and guide your business planning path from conception to realization. View the Business Start-up Guide for Golden and Area A.

Getting a Business Licence

Liquor & Cannabis Businesses

View the Corporate Policy Applications from the Liquor & Cannabis Regulation Branch.

The policy outlines:

  • application requirements;
  • previous policy direction from Council on cannabis retail as well as previous liquor applications;
  • how council will conduct the provincially mandated requirement to gather the views of property owners/occupants in the applicable area and the community as a whole, which is to be unique to each application; and
  • criteria that Council may consider when evaluating an application.

Short Term Rentals

On Dec. 1, 2020 Council voted to adopt three bylaws aimed to regulate short term rentals. Read the news release here for more information.

Please refer to the Council report which contains the bylaws and the FAQ sheet for more information.

    Contact Information

    Town of Golden Front Office: 250-344-2271
    Business Licence Department: 250-344-2271 ext.231
    Fax: 250-344-6577