Regions & municipalities

Establishing your business in British Columbia (B.C.) is made easier when you connect with our experts. BC Hydro services more than 95% of the province's population, providing more than 30,500 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of energy each year to commercial and industrial businesses. Benefit from our close working relationships with municipalities when reviewing siting considerations for your operations. 

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Regional districts

B.C.’s municipalities often collaborate at a regional level to plan and deliver services more efficiently, sharing this information through open data programs. Learn more about permits, licenses, and other requirements to get operations established in B.C. 

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Permitting & licensing by region

Major cities in B.C. manage permitting and licensing for businesses operating in their areas.