Mobile Business Licence Partnerships

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Published by the Ministry of Jobs, Trade and Technology - Small Business Programs
Licensed under Open Government Licence - British Columbia

Current communities partnering in a mobile business licence program with neighboring communities.

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Data and Resources

Dataset Extent

Latitude: 48.0° to 60.0°
Longitude: -139.5° to -113.5°

Additional Information


A Mobile Business Licence allows businesses to operate across community boundaries without having to buy a separate business licence in each community.

Lineage Statement

Boundaries are derived from Regional District, Municipality and First Nation administrative boundaries.

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Contact Information

NameDarby Cameron (businessExpert)
OrganizationMinistry of Jobs, Trade and Technology
Sub-OrganizationSmall Business Programs

Access & Security

Who can view this dataset? Public
Who can download this dataset?Public

Metadata Information

Record Published 2019-01-08
Record Last Modified 2019-09-05
Resource Status onGoing

Object Description


Short Name: MBL_LCN_AG
Comments: This spatial dataset illustrates the participation of local government jurisdictions in mobile business licence agreements. The dataset contains multipart polygon features.

Column Name Short Name Data Type Data Precision Comments
MOBILE_LICENCE_AGREEMNT_ID MBL_LCN_ID NUMBER 10 ADMINISTRATIVE_AREA_NAME is the legal name of the administrative area that is taking part in the mobile business licence agreement, e.g., City of Abbotsford.
ADMINISTRATIVE_AREA_NAME ADMIN_AREA VARCHAR2 500 MOBILE_AGREEMENT_NAME is the name of the mobile business licence agreement, e.g., Metro West region of the Greater Vancouver area.
MOBILE_AGREEMENT_NAME MBL_AGRMNT VARCHAR2 500 MOBILE_AGREEMENT_NAME is the name of the mobile business licence agreement, e.g., Metro West region of the Greater Vancouver area.
WEBSITE_URL WEB_URL VARCHAR2 500 WEBSITE_URL is the URL of the website where more information about the participation of the administrative area in the mobile business licence agreement can be found.
FEATURE_AREA_SQM FEAT_AREA NUMBER 19 FEATURE_AREA_SQM is the system calculated area of a two-dimensional polygon in square meters.
FEATURE_LENGTH_M FEAT_LEN NUMBER 19 FEATURE_LENGTH_M is the system calculated length or perimeter of a geometry in meters.
SHAPE SHAPE SDO_GEOMETRY 1 SHAPE is the column used to reference the spatial coordinates defining the feature.
OBJECTID OBJECTID NUMBER 38 OBJECTID is a column required by spatial layers that interact with ESRI ArcSDE. It is populated with unique values automatically by SDE.
SE_ANNO_CAD_DATA BLOB 4000 SE_ANNO_CAD_DATA is a binary column used by spatial tools to store annotation, curve features and CAD data when using the SDO_GEOMETRY storage data type.