Running a Business

Running a business isn't easy; there are lots of things to take care of before you start. In this section, you'll find help and resources to get you on your way, and learn how to access more help if you need it.

New Business Licenses

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

Renewing Business Licenses

Find relevant information for your City of Red Deer licensed business.

Commercial/ Business Permits

Find a list of permits required to run a commercial business.

Steps to Starting a Business

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

Inspections

Find out when you need to get an inspection and learn how to request a building, mechanical or electrical inspection.

Occupancy Permits

Find out when you need an Occupancy Permit and how to apply.

News & Notices

Environmental Services customer ...

June 27, 2016

Red Deerians are being asked to provide their input on how well services such as water, waste, sewer and environmental sustainability programs are being delivered as part of the Annual Environmental Services Customer Satisfaction Survey.

The City of Red Deer earns diversity...

June 27, 2016

The City of Red Deer has been recognized for its efforts in creating a more welcoming and inclusive organization and community as one of the recipients of Diversity Magazine’s inaugural Diversity Awards.