January 12, 2016— Please be reminded that the late penalty, 10% of the business licence is now in effect. This applies to those businesses which have not already renewed their business licence for 2016. Renewal reminders were mailed out the end of November 2015. The late penalty of 20% will be applied to outstanding licences after January 31st.
The City of Merritt reminds all businesses that in accordance with the City of Merritt Business Licence Bylaw;
No person shall carry on, maintain, own or operate from premises within the City, a trade, business, profession, occupation or calling without holding a valid and subsisting licence issued under this Bylaw by the Licence Inspector.
The City of Merritt highly recommends businesses to renew their licence for 2016 to avoid further late fees.
For More Information Contact:
Elizabeth Bigg, Business Licence Inspector
City Hall: (250) 378-4224 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on the City of Merritt: www.merritt.ca