Restaurant Regulations Made Easy In BC

Programs & Publications

This guide has been created by the BC Restaurant and Foodservices Association, in partnership with the Province of BC, to help you understand the government relations that apply to the food service industry in BC.

In this guide:

  • Information on all regulations for the industry
  • Plain language explanations for the laws and regulations
  • Tips for avoiding problems, staying legal and working with the government
  • Lists and links to the permits and licences you need to build, renovate and operate a food service business

Whether you are new to the industry or have owned or managed a restaurant for many years, this manual makes it easy to get the information you need to meet government’s requirements and avoid problems.

Updated February 2015