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.


#273129 Secondary Highway 520
P.O. Box 550 
Claresholm, AB, Canada T0L 0T0 


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