Business Licences & Permits

All businesses operating within the Town of Olds require a Town of Olds Business Licence. Some businesses need permits as well. 

If you are starting a new business, you can use BizPal to help you find whether any more licences or permits are required by the province.

Business Licence Application Forms

Business Licence Fees

Fees are outlined in the Town of Olds Rates Bylaw

Yearly Business Licence

  • $125.00 per year - if the business has a permanent location within the Town. (Resident business.)
  • $225.00 per year - if the business doesn't normally operate within the Town. (Non-resident business.)

Licences are valid for the calendar year, from January 1st to December 31st.

Half-Year Business Licence Fees

If this is your first time getting a business licence, between July 1st and December 31st the fee is only 50% of the yearly fees above.

Temporary Business Licence Fees

  • Resident Business (Temporary) - $25.00 per 4 consecutive weeks

  • Non-Resident Business (Temporary) - $50.00 per 4 consecutive weeks


For questions please e-mail or call 403-507-4806.