The City of Greenwood’s Bylaw Enforcement Officer conducts site inspections and is available at the Greenwood City Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

The Bylaw Enforcement Officer assists in ensuring that the City of Greenwood’s bylaws are enforced.  In particular, it is the responsibility of the Bylaw Enforcement Officer to address contraventions of the City of Greenwood’s Property Maintenance Bylaw No. 928, 2018.

Please contact the Greenwood City Hall on Tuesdays or Thursdays to speak with the Bylaw Enforcement Officer. Alternatively, you can Email: if you have any questions or if you would like to submit a complaint. Complaint / concern / question forms are also available at the Greenwood City Hall during normal business hours.


Who needs a City of Greenwood business licence?

Many Canadians hold a romantic ideal of what life in a small-town might be like … shorter commutes, fresher air, safer streets, a stronger sense of community. Greenwood is Canada’s smallest city, a historic town, a community with 676 residents, located along Highway #3 nestled in the Kootenay Boundary region of southern British Columbia, and something to be seen.

Anyone carrying on a business in Greenwood for gain or profit needs a Business Licence. Please reference Business Licence Bylaw No. 924, 2018.

Business Licences – $40.00 for a 1 year period (Jan. 1st to Dec. 31st) and  $60.00 for Multi-Business same entrance.

Building Permit Applications – Application for Building Permit Information contact RDKB 250-442-2708. Fees as per City of Greenwood Building Amendment Bylaw #762.

Dog LicencesTag prices up to January 31st of each year.
Fees increase as of February 1st of each year.

Prices until January 31, 2018
Neutered Male           $15.00
Spayed Female           $15.00
Un/Male dog               $25.00
Un/Female dog           $25.00

Prices starting Feb 1, 2018 are as follows:
Neutered Male            $30.00
Spayed Female           $30.00
Un/Male dog               $40.00
Un/Female dog           $40.00

Burning Permits
– Permit required for open burning – freeLicence to Occupy – Application forms available at the City Office.

Garbage  – City garbage pick-up is Friday.  Please have garbage at curbside by 8 am.

Sprinkling Regulations – 7:00 am to 9:00 am and 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm daily.


Hunting/Fishing Licences available

ICBC – Autoplan sales available

Motor Vehicles – Drivers licence services

West Boundary Landfill (Greenwood) Deadwood Rd, 3 km from Hwy 3: Open Tues, Fri & Sat, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm – tipping fees as per Regional District Kootenay Boundary Bylaw 1232. See website or 1.800.355.7352.