Business Licences

Business Licences are required for anyone providing a service or operating within City limits, ranging from contractors coming in from out of town, a retail store operating from a commercial location or an accountant operating an office from home.

Licences are valid from January to December, and are to be renewed each year that the business is operating. Short-Term licences are also available, valid for four consecutive months within the calendar year.

There is more to consider than simply getting a Business Licence. Ensure you have reviewed the Steps to Starting a Business page to determine other requirements.

Apply for a Business Licence

Online

Click on the green button below to apply online.

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In person / email

Alternatively, you can select the appropriate application form from the list below based on your business operation:

Please note: you will be notified by email if additional documentation is required.

Other forms

Submit your completed application package to Inspections and Licensing in one of the following ways:

  • Email: licensing@reddeer.ca 
  • In person: Inspections and Licensing, 3rd floor, City Hall. 4914 48 Avenue, Red Deer.
Renew your Business Licence

To renew your business licence, we encourage you to go online to MyCity or MyPayments to update your file and pay the renewal fee. 

Methods of payment include:

Online  MyCity or MyPayments
Bank Contact your financial institution
Mail Inspections & Licensing
Box 5008
Red Deer, AB T4N 3T4
In person Cashier
First floor, City Hall , 4914 48 Avenue

   

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City crews are gearing up to start Snow Zone Plowing and residents are reminded to sign up for Snow Zone Alerts to get text, email, and phone call reminders before they need to move their vehicles off the street.

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January 13, 2020

After five days of deliberations, City Council approved a $389 million Operating Budget, reducing the proposed 2.49 per cent tax increase to 1.26 per cent with direction to identify further savings to reduce to 0.97 per cent.