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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 apply for a new business license can print the  Business License Form and either drop it off, mail or email to

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).