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Our business services accounts for a wide variety of entrepreneurial initiatives in the valley. Nothing beats being prepared. Knowing about the fees attached to registering for a business license can save you a lot of time. Fees for business licenses in our community are separated into various factors. 

The most prominent among which is whether you are a resident or not.

If you are resident of our valley, you would have to think about whether your business can be considered as a type of home occupation, you will require a Development permit along with your home based business license, the number of employees in your business may affect the cost of your license. 

The rates for Home based businesses in our Town are as follows:

Condition:          Timeframe:     Rate:

Owner Only          Annual         $245.00 

Plus a Development Permit - Annual:  $62.00


A Micro License is only available to resident/Home Based non-GST clients:

Micro Businesses

Time Frame:     Rate:

 Annual           $51.50 

Residential businesses please refer to the following charges:

Time Frame:     Rate:

Annual             $245.00

On the other hand, there are many categories for non-residents.

Hawkers and peddlers and non-resident businesses coming  from outside of our Town incur the following rates:

Timeframe:    Rate:

One (1) Week:  $77.25

One (1) Month:   $154.50

Four (4) Month:  $250.00

One  Year ( Annual): $360.50

Busker merchants, on the other hand, must refer to the following fees:

Timeframe:   Rate: 

One (1) Day  $25.00

If you want to know how to register for a business license, please click here.

If you have any questions regarding our business license fees, please don’t hesitate to call (403) 823-6300.


With us working with you, registering for a business license has never been easier!

Through this page, we plan to help you get the know-how on this seemingly daunting task. As a general rule, a person or company must be registered before carrying on business in the Town. This ensures that we create a healthy level of economic competition in the valley and that the rights of our community members are protected in a flourishing market place. This would also mean understanding the different implications of business development in some areas in the valley. For more information regarding this matter, please review our Land-use By-law. Home Occupation businesses must also have an annual Development Permit. This is to allow us to address any changes that may have occured related to the business operations. 

To apply for a business license, please download the appropriate application form below.

Upon completing the form, you may choose to submit in one of these ways:

  • Submit the form at Town Hall; 
  • Fax it to (403) 823-7739 and wait for our call, or; 
  • E-mail it to info@drumheller.ca and wait for us to contact you. 

Different rates apply in different circumstances. Please be advised accordingly. For a complete listing of business licenses in our community, please click here

If you have any questions or clarifications, please contact us at (403) 823-6300 and we will do the best we can to help you.

Being a responsible business owner means understanding the impact of your entrepreneurial endeavors to your employees, our community, and the environment. 

Registering for a business license allows us to partner with you in making sure that regulations on health and fire and other related concerns are well accounted for.

When thinking about business licenses, there are three major types of businesses operating in Town:

  • Non-resident businesses operating in Town from a temporary location or period; 
  • Home Occupation or a business operating from a residence, and; 
  • Resident business, operating from a commercial address in Town.

For more information, please refer to our Business License By-law

Please contact us at (403) 823-6300 for any inquiries and we will be more than happy to address your concerns. 


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