Any type of sales of goods, whether it be coffee, raffle tickets, or jewelry admission or goods, sales of any type will require that your event obtain a temporary business license. We will work with you and send you in the right direction to help you decide which license is best for you.
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All events hosted on City of Revelstoke property are required to provide a copy of their liability insurance for a minimum of $3 - $5 million with the City of Revelstoke added as additional insured. No event will take place without having provided their proof of insurance.
Be sure to consider all event requirements when selecting a location for your event. Will your event require power? Water? Access to washrooms? Garbage and recycling bins? Barricades and signage? If you are interested in booking a City venue, park or public space for a community event, please be advised that fees may be applied and deposits may be required. The City of Revelstoke venues include public buildings, parks, trails, parking lots, streets and roads.
Any disruptions to roads, sidewalks or parking spaces will require a Traffic Control Plan submitted with your event application. Advertising, neighbor notice and signatures, and a certified flag persons may be required at the expense of the event host.
British Columbia Interior Health services must provide approved Temporary Food Service permits to any event with food vendors or other food service. Follow the link Temporary Food Service Permit for additional information. A copy of your approved permit must be submitted prior to your event.
A liquor license is required for any event in which alcohol is being served or sold. Follow the link Liquor Special Event Permit for more information. You must also submit a CAPE application (Committee to approve public events) three months in advance of your event. A copy of your BC liquor license and CAPE application must be submitted to the City of Revelstoke’s Parks Recreation & Culture Department.
A B.C gaming license/permit is required for all raffle draws or gaming events. Find out more information by accessing Gambling Event License Classes and Types. A copy of your license must be submitted to the City of Revelstoke’s Parks Recreation & Culture Department prior to the event.