Operating a Business

There are lots of things to consider when operating a business. Find out how you can apply for your City of Red Deer Business Licence and learn what additional requirements you may need.

Business Licences

Running a business requires a licence. Here you will find information on how to obtain a business licence.

Permits and Inspections

If you are operating from a commercial or industrial location, find information on permits and inspections that may be required.

Request a Business Visitation

Complete our form to have an Economic Development Officer visit your business.

Steps to Starting a Business

A step by step guide to get your business up and running.

Downtown Red Deer

Whether you own a business or work at one of our many great downtown establishments, find information to help you enjoy downtown and continue to make it a vibrant and thriving place to be.

News & Notices

Emergency Services to reinstate false...

July 6, 2020

The City of Red Deer’s Emergency Services department will reinstate invoicing for false alarm responses, beginning Wednesday, July 15, as per the Emergency Services Fees and Charges bylaw.

To continue operations, Westerner Park..

July 6, 2020

At their July 8, 2020 meeting, City Council will review and discuss Westerner Park’s request for an operating grant of between $1 and 3.5 million.

Kidz Curbside Connections coming

July 3, 2020

Red Deer’s new Kidz Curbside Connections program will visit 16 neighbourhoods this summer to offer free activities and resources to families with young children.