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Business Licenses

All commercial, home-based and non-residents conducting business within the Town of Redwater require a business license. All peddlers, hawkers or sales people must report to the Town office prior to commencing sales within the Town of Redwater.

Bylaw 891 outlines the types of licenses that are available (i.e. daily, weekly, or yearly). Business License terms are January 1 to December 31 annually.

 First time licenses purchased between July 1 and December 31 will be reduced by 50% of the license fee rate. Individuals or businesses wishing to renew a business license can print the  Business License Renewal Form and either drop it off, mail or email to redwater@redwater.ca.


A Development Permit is required for all home-based businesses and commercial based businesses where the type of business operating out of a location is new or has changed business operation (eg. gas station to a restaurant).

Business License renewals are due on December 31 of each year. Renewals are sent out to businesses on file at the end of November. If you would like to apply for a business license please complete the Annual Business License/Renewal Application and email it to redwater@redwater.ca. If you wish to pay by credit card please complete Credit Card Authorization Form. For other options or if you have questions please call 780-942-3519.  

If your business is homebased please complete the Home Occupation Questionnaire and include it with your application.

Annual Business License/Renewal Application

Temporary Business License Application

Home Occupation Questionnaire