Amending a Licence
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Amend your facility licence

An amendment application is required if you are changing or adding a:

  • care program, 
  • facility capacity, or 
  • facility name

Change of facility capacity or care program

Complete the following and submit to Licensing Direct:

  • An Application for Licence Form indicating the new capacity or type of care
  • An updated floor plan
  • Current site plan including boundaries and outdoor areas
  • Fire approval of emergency exits and fire drill system (capacity change only)
  • Record of municipal approvals (care type and capacity changes)
  • An updated budget

Change of facility name &/or mailing address

Complete the Application for Licence Form and submit to Licensing Direct to advise of changes to the following:

  • facility name
  • mailing address

Change notifications not requiring a licence amendment

Notify Licensing Direct of any of the following changes (an application for Licence is not required):

  • change or absence of a manager
  • licensee contact information
  • months, days, hours of operation

Change of manager

Should your facility manager leave or expect to be absent for more than 30 consecutive days, you must notify Licensing Direct right away. Please provide the replacement manager’s name and contact information, as well as their start date.

Physical or operational changes

Immediately notify Licensing Direct of changes to your:

  • Care program
  • Employee plan
  • Site plan
  • Budget
  • Floor plan or structural changes

Plans must be approved before any structural changes can be made.

Contact Licensing Direct

Phone: 1-877-980-5118
Contact us by email 
Fax: 250-868-7760
Mail or visit:
   505 Doyle Avenue
   Kelowna, BC
   V1Y 0C5


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