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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Temporary road closures for railway...

September 21, 2017

CN Rail will be removing track and ties from railway crossings on two Red Deer streets next week; portions of 46A Avenue and 77 Street will each close for two days.

Traffic delays at 19 St. & Taylor Dr.

September 21, 2017

Construction at the 19 Street and Taylor Drive intersection will cause major delays this Sunday while traffic lights are removed and repositioned for the new intersection.