Cannabis and liquor licencing

Provincial oversight

The Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch (LCRB) oversees the regulation and licensing of establishments and events including:

  • Restaurants, bars and pubs;
  • Liquor manufacturers;
  • Liquor retail stores; and,
  • Special events involving liquor.

In certain instances, the LCRB will refer your application to the local government for comment. The processes and fees for applications referred to the Township are laid out in Council Policies

Cannabis retail information

If you have questions regarding the referral of your application to Esquimalt, please contact the Development Services Department at 250-414-7103 or [email protected]