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Doing Business in Cumberland

Come join the eclectic business community in Cumberland.

Doing Business in Cumberland

For Business and employment related information, resources and outreach related to COVID-19 click here: Business and Employment Information and Resource Page

Cumberland’s historic commercial core and home based business community has never been more lively. Businesses in all sectors, from construction to graphic design, are springing up all over the village.

This page is your starting off point for learning more about starting, running and growing your business in Cumberland, and for doing business with the municipality.

For a directory of businesses and/or services in Cumberland, including up-to-date information on who’s open during this time of Covid-19, please click here

View Cumberland’s Economic Profile to learn more about the Village’s economic situation.

The Village’s long-term economic planning is guided by the Cumberland Economic Development Strategy 2018-2023.

The Village has also undertaken numerous community and capital Plans, Reports and Studies.

View the Zoning Bylaw and Zoning Maps to find more information on where businesses may be located, either in the Village centre or as a home based business.

See the Property Tax Rates Bylaw page for information on business class tax rates.

Should you have any questions about doing business in Cumberland, please contact Kaelin Chambers (Economic Development Coordinator) at

Economic Development

The Village is working on building the capacity of the community through forward-looking and innovative strategies.

Business Licences

Find out how to get your business licence and regulations for home-based businesses.

Inter-Community Business Licences

An inter-community licence enables mobile business to operate in many municipalities on the island.