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

New policies for City Council and...

November 12, 2019

A new approach to reviewing and adjusting City Council and exempt staff salaries is in place after City Council approved a new and revised a previous policy at today’s meeting.

City Council will share fees for...

November 12, 2019

Red Deer City Council passed a resolution that will share 50 per cent of the costs associated with road closures in the downtown related to special event permits. This is contingent on approval during the operating budget review in January 2020.