Applying for a Business License

If you’re operating a business in Red Deer, chances are you need a business license. You may also need an occupancy permit.

If you intend to provide a service for the purpose of gain/profit you will need a business license. Where you intend to operate your business from will determine what kind of license you will require.

To apply for a Business License

Fill out the printable application form: Business License Application (pdf) then submit it in one of the following ways:

  • Email to licensing@reddeer.ca
  • Fax to 403-342-8200
  • Visit us at City Hall between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
  • Phone us at 403-342-8190

If you’re not sure what kinds of permits or licenses you need, BizPal can provide you with a customized list for all levels of government.

For more information, contact Inspections & Licensing.

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Home Business License

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Power restoration nearing completion

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Power restoration continued today, with many smaller areas being brought back, leaving approximately 50 residents and businesses without power through the evening. Crews will focus on these remaining areas, and also on making sure all power sources...

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With the 2019 Canada Winter Games less than two years away, The City of Red Deer provided an update on the capital projects that are underway as we prepare to host the Games.

Update re: power outages across Red Deer

June 23, 2017

Power is back on in Vanier Woods, Glendale and Normandeau with crews working through the night in these three major areas. Approximately half of Riverside Light Industrial was also restored.