Town of Bonnyville

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Business License Application

How to Apply

The  application form will require you to provide information on the nature of the business as well as the municipal street address. In some instances you may be required to:

  • obtain approval from other agencies (i.e. Consumer & Corporate Affairs, or the Health Unit).

  • fill out an additional information form, if the proposed business is a Home Occupation.

  • have a letter of approval from the owner of the dwelling if the applicant is a tenant wishing to obtain a Business License for a Home Occupation

  • obtain a Development Permit if:

    • you are operating a business in you home.

    • the use of your business space is being changed (i.e. retail to office space).

    • The fee for a Development Permit is: 
      - Home Occupation: $25.00
      - Commercial/Industrial Alterations: $50.00


Application Process

Applications are reviewed in the order in which they are received.

If you are applying for a Home Occupation please be advised that your application may be advertised in the local newspaper over a two (2) week period.

If the application is approved, the license will be held for pick-up or will be mailed, at the preference of the applicant, providing the Business License fee has been paid.

Business Licenses Fees

Business License fees are subject to the Business License fee schedule. See Bylaw 1236-03 or consult with the Town Office for more information.

  Resident Rural Resident Non-Resident Home Occupation
Type A:  General Business

Retail, Personal Services, Business Support Services, Sub-Trades and Limited Contractors, Hawkers/Peddlers, Recreation, Business, Automotive Services/Repair Gas Bar, Rental Agencies, Apartment Buildings

$100.00 $150.00 $300.00 $100.00
Type B:  Special Business

Retail Businesses, Professionals, Consultants, Agencies, General Contractors, Communication Businesses, Financial Institutions/Businesses Automotive Sales

$200.00 $250.00 $400.00 $200.00
Type C:  Regulated Business $100.00 $150.00 $300.00 $100.00

Business Licensing Information

Economic Development Office (Vacant)

Mark Power, Chief Administrative Officer
Bag 1006
Bonnyville AB
T9N 2J7

Telephone: 780-826-3496

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