Municipal, Provincial and Federal Licenses

Depending on the nature of your business, you may require a business license to conduct business in Red Deer. Some types of licenses are required from different levels of government.

Municipal Licenses

If you’re operating a business in Red Deer, chances are you need a Business License. You may also need an Occupancy Permit.

BizPal is another tool that can be used to determine what your business may need before setting up. The yes/no-style form is a quick and easy tool that lists permits and licenses required by the city and province.

Provincial Licenses

Some businesses need provincial licenses that may include examinations, bonding, zoning approvals, fire safety inspections, on-highway permits, trade qualifications or trust provisions. Visit Alberta Municipal Affairs for more information.

Federal Licenses

The federal government has wide licensing powers within the fields of agriculture, manufacturing, communication, and inter-provincial and international transportation.

 

 

News & Notices

Power restoration nearing completion

June 23, 2017

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...

Update on the 2019 Canada Winter Games..

June 23, 2017

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.