Thinking of starting or operating a business in Didsbury? Most businesses operating in Didsbury or anyone providing a service with the Town require a Town of Didsbury business license as per Bylaw 2012-08
. Business Licenses are valid from January 1 to December 31 with renewals of business licenses done annually.
Some businesses operating within the Town of Didsbury may also require a Development Permit or a Home Occupation Permit in conjunction with their business license application.
Planning on opening a new business?
Check out BizPal
for information on everything you'll need to start up, from licenses to permits and more! BizPal
is a collection of information assembled by the Province of Alberta which tells prospective business owners what information they will need from all levels of government.
Business Continuity Plan during Infectious Diseases - Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
|Business Category||License Fee||After July 1 (only new)|
|Resident - Commercial/Industrial||$100 Per year ||$60|
|Resident - Home Occupation||$125 per year ||$75|
|Non-Resident||$150 per year||$100|
|Contractor License||$350 per year||$350|
|Pedlar: Offers, Door-to-Door, Street Sales, Etc.||$125 per year||$125|
In response to the measures put in place due to COVID-19, Town of Didsbury Council approved to waive business license fees, development permit fees, and animal license fees for the period January 1, 2021, to March 31, 2021. You are still required to register for these permits and licenses, however, the cost will be waived if registered prior to March 31, 2021.
In addition to requiring a Town of Didsbury business license, the Government of Alberta may require provincial licensing and registration depending on the type of business. For more information that may apply to your business, please visit Service Alberta
CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR A NEW BUSINESS LICENSE!
Complete the business license application online, or complete in person at the Town Office (1606 14th Street) during regular business hours. NOTE: A Provincial Business License does not replace or exclude businesses from obtaining a Town of Didsbury Business License.
CLICK HERE TO RENEW YOUR BUSINESS LICENSE!
Complete the business license renewal application online, or complete it in person at the Town Office (1606 14th Street) during regular business hours. NOTE: A Provincial Business License does not replace or exclude businesses from obtaining a Town of Didsbury Business License.