Business Licences

Business Licences are required for anyone providing a service or operating within City limits, ranging from contractors coming in from out of town, a retail store operating from a commercial location or an accountant operating an office from home.

Licences are valid from January to December, and are to be renewed each year that the business is operating. Short-Term licences are also available, valid for four consecutive months within the calendar year.

There is more to consider than simply getting a Business Licence. Ensure you have reviewed the Steps to Starting a Business page to determine other requirements.

Apply for a Business Licence

Online

Click on the green button below to apply online.

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In person / email

Alternatively, you can select the appropriate application form from the list below based on your business operation:

Please note: you will be notified by email if additional documentation is required.

Other forms

Submit your completed application package to Inspections and Licensing in one of the following ways:

  • Email: licensing@reddeer.ca 
  • In person: Inspections and Licensing, 3rd floor, City Hall. 4914 48 Avenue, Red Deer.
Renew your Business Licence

To renew your business licence, we encourage you to go online to MyCity or MyPayments to update your file and pay the renewal fee. 

Methods of payment include:

Online  MyCity or MyPayments
Bank Contact your financial institution
Mail Inspections & Licensing
Box 5008
Red Deer, AB T4N 3T4
In person Cashier
First floor, City Hall , 4914 48 Avenue

   

News & Notices

Road closures/transit disruptions...

July 15, 2019

The Westerner Days Fair & Exposition parade will take place in downtown Red Deer on Wednesday, July 17 resulting in multiple road closures and traffic detours, along with transit disruptions.

Downtown tree pruning

July 11, 2019

Parks aerial lift trucks (bucket trucks) will be pruning city owned trees in the downtown area between 48 and 52 Street and 47 and 51 Avenue.