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

Mayor Veer responds to 2020/2021 IIHF...

September 17, 2020

Today, the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) and Hockey Canada announced the status of the 2020/2021 World Junior Hockey Championship, which was scheduled to take place in Red Deer and Edmonton this year.

Lane closures on Ross Street

September 17, 2020

Red Deer drivers can expect traffic disruptions downtown on Ross Street and 48 Avenue between September 21 and 25 due to construction in the area.

Transit full service starts

September 16, 2020

October 4 is the day: the new transit system will shift to full service capacity. On August 23, Red Deer Transit launched its new routes and schedules at a reduced level of service in response to COVID-19.