Campbell River is a growing community. The downtown is developing and things are happening.  Campbell River is a great place to run your existing business, start a new business or expand into new areas with your venture.  With over 31,000 people, Campbell River has the amenities and attractions that make us the hub of the North Island. We are open for business!

Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to frequently asked questions.  more...

Business Licence

Navigate the links in this section to find out how to apply for a business licence. more...

Downtown Revitalization Tax Exemption

The City of Campbell River is inviting development of the downtown area.  Look here for information on how you can be eligible for a Tax Exemption. more...

Resources for Improving Energy Efficiency

There are many resources available to support actions that improve the energy efficiency of commercial and industrial facilities such as offices, restaurants and concrete production facilities.  more...

Exterior Renovations

Any exterior renovations that require structural changes to the building, may require a building permit. more...

General Info

Information about zoning and building inspection. more...

Home Based Business

View bylaw information and requirements for home-based businesses. more...

Inter-Municipal Business Licence

The Inter-Community Mobile Business Licence program is a program that will make obtaining a business licence easier and more cost effective for businesses that do work, conduct business or provide services in Central Vancouver Island communities. more...

Online Renewals and Accounts

MyCity is an online service that allows you to access your City account information about your business account. You can use Online Payments to pay for your business licence.   more...


Business License Activity reports provide information on new businesses in the City and which business have closed in the last month. more...


 View information on commercial and home based business signage. more... 

Starting a Business

Information on starting a new business. View Business Licence Brochure.

City of Campbell River welcomes new business to our community, whether you are starting a new endeavor or relocating to Campbell River from another area. We hope that you will agree that you have chosen the right "home" for your business and family. more...


Each year, properties in the City of Campbell River are assessed property taxes that help pay for city services such as recreation facilities, parks and trails, city streets and storm drain systems. Some property taxes are based on the assessed values, while other taxes are a flat amount for each parcel. more...

Zoning and Maps

Access the current zoning bylaw or launch our interactive mapping to view zoning in the City.    more..

What's New
Jun 30, 2022 Canada Day 2022 Events
Jun 22, 2022 HOW’S THE WATER?
Jun 22, 2021 Summer Fire Safety
Feb 03, 2021 Calling young artists!
Jan 02, 2020 2019 Year-in-Review
Nov 01, 2018 New marine habitat
Nov 02, 2017 CRadvantage goes live!
Jul 25, 2017 Chalkfest returns!
Jun 30, 2017 Celebrate Canada Day!
Jan 09, 2017 2016 Year-in-Review
Dec 20, 2016 Tourism update!
Nov 16, 2016 Fire Chief for a Day
Oct 11, 2016 Afternoon garage fire
Sep 20, 2013 Walk-ability Survey
Sep 20, 2013 Tidemark grant in aid
Sep 21, 2013 ECAP
Sep 21, 2013 George Paul Passing
Sep 21, 2013 MyCity info update
Sep 21, 2013 Seed saving
Oct 08, 2013 Fire Prevention Week
Feb 24, 2014 Roads Update
Sep 24, 2014 Fall Fire Safety
Dec 18, 2014 Fawn Rd. house fire
Feb 06, 2015 Fire crews kept busy
Feb 26, 2015 Mobile home fire
Jun 26, 2015 New art summer camps
Dec 04, 2015 Storm Warning!
Jan 04, 2016 Jan. 1 City Currents
Jan 07, 2016 New Robron Field open!
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