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Are you looking to start your own business? Thoughtful planning in advance will help you succeed! Contact Parkland County’s Economic Development and Tourism Officer, Tom Koep, at 780-968-8406 or email
email@example.com, for information starting your business in Parkland County.
Parkland County requires businesses operating in the County to have a Parkland County business license or a tri-municipal license, which allows businesses to operate in Parkland County, Stony Plain and Spruce Grove.
Only those businesses with a Parkland County license or a tri-municipal license are included in our Business Directory and are eligible for recognition in our Business Recognition Programs.
Click HERE to access the Business License Application.
Business License Fees can be found here.
The following resources will also assist you in your initial research and business planning. Don’t forget to visit the BizPal page, an online tool that will assist you in determining all the licenses, permits and approvals you may need from all three levels of government – municipal, provincial and federal – in order to start your business.
The Business Link
Visit The Business Link website for useful tips and information to assist you in planning your business:
Capital Region Community Futures is a federally funded government program that provides resources to develop and diversify the local economy. Community Futures provides entrepreneurs with practical, technical, financial and business information. Community Futures also has access to government agencies and programs that may be of interest to entrepreneurs.
Serving the communities of Parkland County, Leduc County and Brazeau County, Community Futures Capital Region (CFCR) is located at 5006 - 50 Street (Phone: 780-968-7013) in Stony Plain, Alberta, and is a non-profit organization dedicated to growing communities and encouraging, sustaining and supporting economic development across rural Alberta. Funded by Western Economic Diversification, CFCR is a development lender assisting viable business ideas which result in economic success for our rural communities. Community Futures offices across Western Canada have assisted thousands of entrepreneurs through business counseling, loan programs and training seminars and have had a positive impact in rural Alberta for over 20 years.
If you are starting or expanding a business and looking for direction, you can't afford to miss these great learning sessions, designed to save you time and money. You'll walk away with practical information and ideas to help you in your business planning.
Visit the Training section of their website at www.cfcapitalregion.ca for a detailed description of each session and for all other upcoming events.