Business Licence

All businesses with an office/shop in the Municipal District are required to obtain a Business Licence from the Municipal District. These include home-based businesses, commercial and industrial operations. Businesses or persons that do not have an office/shop in the Municipal District but do business within the municipality must obtain a Business Licence.

Business Licensing is mandated to promote safe and legitimate business premises and operations within the MD. The primary function of Planning & Development is to provide initial advice for new businesses, to process business license applications with the context of the Municipal District's regulatory requirements and to maintain an up-to-date database on existing businesses in the MD.

The Municipal District of a member of the Alberta Southwest Regional Alliance and as such offers a Regional Business license to businesses located in the Municipal District. A Regional Business Licence issued by the Municipal District is valid in the 15 other communities that are members of the Alberta Southwest Regional Alliance.

Business Licence Application Form
Regional Business Licence