Applying for a Business License

If you’re operating a business in Red Deer, chances are you need a business license. You may also need an occupancy permit.

If you intend to provide a service for the purpose of gain/profit you will need a business license. Where you intend to operate your business from will determine what kind of license you will require.

To apply for a Business License

Fill out the printable application form: Business License Application (pdf) then submit it in one of the following ways:

  • Email to licensing@reddeer.ca
  • Fax to 403-342-8200
  • Visit us at City Hall between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
  • Phone us at 403-342-8190

If you’re not sure what kinds of permits or licenses you need, BizPal can provide you with a customized list for all levels of government.

For more information, contact Inspections & Licensing.

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Home Business License

Drinking Establishment License

Municipal, Provincial and Federal Licenses

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