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.

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

Proposed 2019 Operating Budget...

December 12, 2018

With a focus on community safety for our community, the recommended 2019 Operating Budget considers the current state of growth, economy, and maintaining quality of life for Red Deerians.

Notify Red Deer system test this...

December 11, 2018

Residents can expect to receive text, email and phone call alerts on Thursday as The City runs a test of their emergency notification system, Notify Red Deer.

Increase of 1 per cent for exempt City..

December 10, 2018

Exempt staff will see a 1 per cent increase in their salary, effective January 1, 2018, after City Council approved the adjustment at tonight’s City Council meeting.