Apply for a Business License


Here you will find all the application forms and information you'll need to successfully register your business with the Town of Stettler! Please see all the PDF Documents required at the bottom of this page or use the online business license link..

 If you have any questions about the licensing process please contact the Town Office at 403-742-8305 or by e-mail at


Home Occupations

Please note that if you are starting a home occupation you will have to complete the following process:

  • Complete and hand in a Home Occupation Application Form to the Town Office with a $75 fee;
  • Include a copy of a letter giving permission from the landlord to operate a home occupation (RENTERS ONLY);
  • Wait for the two week appeal period from the date the home occupation is advertised in the newspaper to be complete;
  • Obtain a valid business license by completing and handing in a Business License Application Form with the appropriate fees.

Business Licenses

To obtain a Business License please fill out the Business License Application Form by either printing the form out to complete and submitting it to the Town Office or by completing the form online and submitting it electronically.

Fee Schedule

Daily Rate - $100.00

Weekly Rate - $200.00

1 Year Local Rate - $150.00

1 Year Non-local Rate - $350.00

Home Occupation - $75.00 one time setup fee (ontop of regular Business License fee)

Pro-Rate (After September 1)

Local Pro-Rate - $75.00

Non-local Pro-Rate - $175.00


Please note the following:

  • You will be Re-Invoiced for the following year until you have advised the Town of Stettler in writing by completing the "Business License Cancellation" Form and submiting it to the Town Office.
  • In the event that you recommence business, it is the business owners responsibility to notify the Town of Stettler and purchase another license.
  • Operating a business within the Town of Stettler without a business license will result in a minimum fine of $400.00 plus the balance owing pursuant to Business License Bylaw 1807-09 & subsequent amendment 2044-13.



Business License Forms

Box 280, 5031 - 50 Street, Stettler, Alberta, Canada T0C 2L0