Business Licenses

Business licenses are required in order to operate a business in Innisfail, and must be renewed annually. Yearly licenses are issued for the calendar year (Jan. 1 to Dec. 31). For information on business license bylaws, please refer to our Frequently Searched Bylaws.

Annual Fees

Resident Businesses - $100

A resident business is one in which the owner/operator lives in Innisfail, and/or the business establishment is in Innisfail.

Non-Resident Businesses - $300

Depending on the nature of the business license (i.e., subcontractors), anyone conducting business in the Town of Innisfail will require a Town of Innisfail business license.

Hawkers & Peddlers - $300 (Non-Resident), $100 (Resident)

A business license is required for all door-to-door salespeople.

Business License Application (PDF)

Development Permit

Any change to land or a building, either physical or in its use, is considered development. This includes change of use or intensity of use. Therefore, a Development Permit may be required if the startup of a business entails new construction, or a change in use or intensity of use of present buildings. Contact the Town's Development Officer for more information.

Building Permit

If a new business requires a new building or additions to an existing building, a Development Permit and a Building Permit are required.

Permit Application Forms

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