BUSINESS + DEVELOPMENT

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The City of Prince Rupert has staff and services available to help facilitate business and development in our community. Our City Hall employees are available to help you understand Council policies, and the rules and regulations that govern land use according to the City’s OCP and Zoning Bylaw, as well as resources to assist you in conducting business in Prince Rupert. 


Looking to open a business in Prince Rupert? We have an online toolkit that's right for you! Check out our investment portal at: princerupert.ecdev.org to learn more about Prince Rupert's advantages, the economic climate, opportunities and resources to support your business. 


The City’s Economic Development Office offers a number of supports for new and existing businesses. Want to know more about economic services and programs? Check out our Economic Development Office page.


The following sections will help to guide you in determining appropriate steps to take when seeking to build and develop in Prince Rupert. 

 

Developing and Building in Prince Rupert

The City of Prince Rupert has rules and procedures to guide developers operating in our community. The following sections will help to guide you in determining appropriate steps to take when seeking to build and develop in Prince Rupert. (read more...)

Business Licenses

Those who wish to set up a trade or a business in the City of Prince Rupert are required to apply for a trade license. Please complete the trade license application and return it to Customer Services at City Hall along with the required fees. (read more...)

Purchasing and Tenders

In order to obtain needed supplies and services efficiently and economically, the City of Prince Rupert follows clearly defined purchasing procedures and tender receiving policies. This page contains our Active Tenders as well as more information on our Purchasing and Tender Receiving Policies. (read more...)