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Business Directory

About Richmond Business Directory

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The directory provides a complete listing of businesses that hold a valid Business Licence at the time of online publication.

The directory has been divided into two groupings: those businesses that have a location in Richmond and those that have locations outside of Richmond but come into Richmond to provide services.

Not included in the directory are businesses up for renewal or government agencies. (Under the Business Licence bylaw all vending/game machines and vehicles being used in the Vehicle For Hire category are required to be licenced. They are not included in the directory).

The directory is sorted in numerical order using the North American Industry Classification coding (NAICS). The NAICS defines the general industry sector in which the business operates based on the product or service provided. The NAICS coding groups “like” businesses together. For example businesses that provide the service of gas contracting, plumbing, air conditioning or repair of heating systems are grouped together under NAICS code “232520”. An index listing the NAICS codes used is provided as a separate document.

Information Provided

About Business LicencesThe following information is listed for each business:

  • Business Name (operating tradestyle)
  • Company Name
  • NAICS Code
  • Business Address
  • Business phone and fax numbers
  • Number of Employees
  • City Licence Category
  • Brief Description of product or service
Where the Information is Obtained
The data is collected from the City of Richmond’s business licence system based on the information received when a company completes the application. While every effort has been made to ensure that the information is correct, due to the ever changing nature of business we cannot guarantee that the details are current. The directories will be updated approximately every 3 months. 

Searching or Downloading the Directory
The document is in an Excel format and users may download the entire directory or it can be searched by using the filter function to tailor the data criteria.

While every effort is made to maintain accuracy, the City does not guarantee that the information contained in the business Directory is always correct or current. The City does not warrant or make any representations as to the quality, content, accuracy or completeness of the information. The City makes no warranties, express or implied as to the fitness of the information for any purpose, or to results obtained by individuals using the information and is not responsible for any action taken in reliance on the information contained herein.