New Business Licenses

Depending on the nature of your business, you may require a City of Red Deer Business License. A Business License signifies that you have met The City of Red Deer's licensing and land use requirements, and are permitted to operate your business within Red Deer.

Starting a Business

Use BizPal to find out what permits and licenses you need to start your business. The service simplifies the process by asking a series of questions on your type of business, and providing a list permits and licenses needed from all levels of government, along with resources to learn more.

Apply for a Business License

If you have a business, you’ll need a license. Read Applying for a Business License to learn more.

Renew your Business License

Learn more about the ways to renew your business license.

Occupancy Permits

An Occupancy Permit indicates the building is safe and compliant with the Land Use Bylaw.

Some businesses require a business license and an Occupancy Permit. However, if your business type is not listed on the menu on the right you may only need to apply for an occupancy permit.

News & Notices

Open call for musicians...

February 21, 2018

The City of Red Deer is holding an open call for musicians to take the stage on the Ross Street Patio this summer.

Try out cross country skiing...

February 20, 2018

If you’ve ever wanted to try out cross country skiing, head down to River Bend Golf and Recreation Area this Friday for free cross country ski rentals, complimentary food and beverages, entertainment and to watch biathlon competitors in action.