Business Licences

If you provide services for the purpose of gain or profit, that constitutes a business and a licence is required.

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

You can apply for your Business Licence online using MyLicence.

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In person / email

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

If you do not own the property where your business is based, you will also need a signed Letter of Authorization (pdf)  from the property owner. You are also required to submit a Letter of Intent (pdf)  along with your application.

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

Open call for musicians, storytellers...

November 15, 2018

The City of Red Deer is holding an open call for musical acts, performers and storytellers to provide entertainment in City Hall Park and other downtown locations during the 2019 Canada Winter Games, February 15 to March 2, 2019.

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November 13, 2018

City Council heard from approximately 29 citizens at a public hearing about a land use bylaw amendment for a proposed future supervised consumption services site at 5233 54 Avenue, near the existing Safe Harbour site.

City and CUPE, Local 417 reach agreement

November 13, 2018

City Council ratified a new three-year collective agreement with the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local 417, at its November 13, 2018 meeting.