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

Construction in City Hall Park

August 17, 2018

Starting Monday, August 20 construction to update City Hall Park in front of the West entrance of City Hall will begin.

Traffic delays on 49 Avenue

August 16, 2018

Drivers can expect delays on 49 Avenue in the downtown as construction begins to repave the roadway.

Michener Aquatic Centre closes for ...

August 13, 2018

The Michener Aquatic Centre will close for annual maintenance Sunday, August 19, 2018. Regular activities will resume at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, September 4, 2018.