Business Licenses


The Town of Vulcan requires that all businesses that are operating, working, providing or selling a product or service within the Town of Vulcan possess a valid Town of Vulcan business license as established under By-Law Bylaw No. 1121.

Business licenses are valid from January 1st – December 31st of the current calendar year.

Certain professional services (eg. Lawyers, Medical Professions, and some members of trade or professional associations, etc.) are exempt by provincial or federal law from the requirement for a business license. It is your responsibility to determine if you fall under one of these categories. A license will not be issued until any applicable development or building permit or public health inspection approvals are in place.

If you have any questions, or to obtain a Business License application form, please do not hesitate to contact the Town Office.

Term License – September 1 to December 31 of current year

Business License Applications Form



A Home Occupation is any occupation, trade, profession, service or craft carried on by the occupant of a residence as a use that is secondary to the residential use of the lot. A Home Occupation is non-transferable; the permit is only valid for the property for which it was applied. All Home Occupations must possess a valid town-approved business license. Refer to the Land Use By-Law 1437-15 Schedule 5 for more information regarding development permit application requirements for Home Occupations.

Town of Vulcan

We boast great health services, accommodations, recreation, attractions, schools, professional and personal services just to name a few. We invite you to explore Vulcan’s frontier, a community that offers you an experience from out of this world!

Mayor Tom Grant


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