Operating a Business

There are lots of things to consider when operating a business. Find out how you can apply for your City of Red Deer Business Licence and learn what additional requirements you may need.

Business Licences

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

Permits and Inspections

If you are operating from a commercial or industrial location, find information on permits and inspections that may be required.

Request a Business Visitation

Complete our form to have an Economic Development Officer visit your business.

Steps to Starting a Business

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

Downtown Red Deer

Whether you own a business or work at one of our many great downtown establishments, find information to help you enjoy downtown and continue to make it a vibrant and thriving place to be.

News & Notices

City Council supports proposed changes

October 15, 2019

City Council supports, in principle, the Province of Alberta’s proposed changes to the police funding model, which would require all Alberta municipalities, regardless of size, to begin paying for some front line police services.

Road closure in Glendale

October 15, 2019

Residents in Glendale should be aware of a utility servicing project that will shut down a section of Gunn Street this week.

Free transit on federal election day

October 15, 2019

To help improve accessibility for voters in the upcoming federal election, The City of Red Deer is offering free transit service on election day, Monday, October 21, 2019.