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

Today’s budget meeting to start early...

January 18, 2017

Today’s budget meeting will begin In Camera at 12 p.m. until approximately 1:30 p.m., with the open portion of the budget meeting starting at approximately 1:45 p.m.

Tuesday’s budget meeting to start In...

January 16, 2017

Tomorrow’s budget meeting will begin In Camera from approximately 1 to 2:30 p.m., with the open portion of the budget meeting starting at approximately 2:45 p.m.

Friday’s budget meeting starts In Camera

January 12, 2017

Tomorrow’s budget meeting will begin In Camera from approximately 1 to 2:30 p.m., with the open portion of the budget meeting starting at approximately 2:45 p.m.