Business Licensing

Greenview’s Business License Directory
Businesses wishing to be included in the business license directory must have a valid business license issued by Greenview. View the latest online business directory (revised August 31, 2020).

Why do I need a business license?
A business license shows the public that your business meets requirements and is permitted to operate within Greenview.

How do I apply for a business license?
Any person owning or operating a business within Greenview may obtain an annual business license in accordance with the Licensing of Business bylaw.  This applies to all commercial and industrial establishments, as well as home occupations. Click here for the link to the Government of Alberta’s website for information on obtaining a business license in Alberta.

Do I need a development permit for my business?
You cannot operate a business without first obtaining a development permit. A development permit is necessary to ensure that the proposed operation complies with the uses of the land in Land Use Bylaw No. 18-800 for that specific location.  A development permit is required for:

  • Minor home occupations
  • Major home occupations
  • Small-scale industrial pursuits

Development Permit Application Package

How do I renew my business license?
A residential business license expires on December 31 of the year in which the business license was issued. Your license may be renewed annually. Greenview’s current Schedule of Fees Bylaw provides costs for new, temporary, commercial/industrial titled land, s well as renewal of business licenses.