Olympic Village construction site

Get a trades and construction business licence

The Metro West IMBL is a single business licence that allows construction- or trades-related businesses to operate in six participating cities without having to purchase separate licences from each municipality. The participating cities are:

  • City of Burnaby
  • Corporation of Delta
  • City of New Westminster
  • City of Richmond
  • City of Surrey
  • City of Vancouver

How to apply

If your business:

  • Operates from a fixed location in Vancouver, you can email, or mail your application, or apply in person
  • Location is in any of the other participating municipalities, apply for the IMBL from your home municipality

Fill out application form (119 KB)

Contact the business licence offices

Contact us online

In-person scheduled appointments. Walk-in service and drop-in appointments are not available. 

Development and Building Services Centre
Ground Floor
515 West 10th Avenue

Mailing address:
Revenue Services
PO Box 7878
Vancouver, BC V6B 4E2