Winnipeg business resources
Permits and bylaws
- Permits Online
Apply for plumbing, electrical and new home construction permits online. Registered users can check the status of permit application(s) seven days a week, day or night.
What are the basic concepts of zoning and land use planning? How do you apply for a permit?
- Contact the Zoning, Permits and Planning Offices
- City properties for sale
- Citizen’s Information Service (eCIS)
Find property-related information online. Search city properties for sale, licenced business, recreational facilities and more.
- Call or click before you dig!
Identifying buried lines before you dig can prevent injury or death, costly repairs, equipment damage, service outages, and environmental pollution.
- Graffiti removal service
- Take Pride Winnipeg!
This non-profit organization was established in 1991 to develop an ongoing citywide clean up and beautification program for the city of Winnipeg.
Winnipeg facts and statistics
Business licences and services
- Business licences
The City of Winnipeg Licences 27 business activities through the 'Doing Business in Winnipeg Bylaw'. Each one of these activities require one or more permits or approvals from other City of Winnipeg Departments. Learn how to apply for a licence for your business.
Online business permits and licences service
- Information for new businesses
- Criminal records search
Water and waste
Your business can help recycling in Winnipeg to create a better tomorrow.
- Building a new office or plant?
Find out about commercial building requirements and other miscellaneous requirements from Water and Waste.
- Important information for landlords
- Sewer overflow information system activated
providing a 24 hour rolling history of overflows.
- Sewer service interruption reports
- Adjustment of sewer charges program
For customers who use large volumes of water not discharged to the wastewater system, land drainage works, or into a body of water.
- Large volume sewer discount program
Discount program intended solely for large commercial and industrial customers.
Last update: October 24, 2019