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.

Related Links

Home Business License

Drinking Establishment License

Municipal, Provincial and Federal Licenses

News & Notices

Flood watch in effect for Waskasoo Creek

April 22, 2018

With rising waters across the city, Residents are asked to stay away from rivers, creeks and flooded areas after The Province issued a flood watch for the Waskasoo Creek earlier today.

Warmer temperatures result in rising wat

April 22, 2018

Warmer temperatures in recent days have caused creeks in the city to flow high and fast, resulting in localized flooding in some neighbourhood streets, parks and trails.