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Business Licence Application

  1. Physical location of business

    If your location is in a condo, you also require condo board approval.

  2. Note: If the physical location or mailing address of your business is in Cochrane, your business is considered resident. Different licence rates apply to resident and non-resident businesses.

  3. Type of business:*

  4. If your business is home-based, do you collect GST?

  5. For home-based businesses:

  6. All commercial and retail businesses require a fire inspection ($50+GST fee applies and will be invoiced following inspection). The business licence will not be issued until a fire inspection is passed.
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    Have you passed a fire inspection? If not, book your fire inspection by calling 403-851-2543.

  7. All businesses serving or handling food, drink or chemicals require a health inspection. Please contact Alberta Health Services at 403-943-2296 to ensure you meet their requirements and to schedule your health inspection.

  8. Business licence term:
    Check the terms and rates*

  9. Some types of businesses are exempt from municipal licensing requirements.

  10. Do you provide electrical, gas-fitting, plumbing or massage services?

    If so, you are required to provide proof of your certification with the applicable provincial agency or professional association.

  11. Would you like your business advertised on the Town of Cochrane Business Directory (free listing)?*

  12. I hereby apply for a Town of Cochrane Business License, as per Town of Cochrane Bylaw 10/2009. I confirm that the information submitted here, including name, address and category information are correct. I understand that a change to any existing information renders this registration VOID. I agree to provide the Town of Cochrane with written notice of any further changes to this information.

    This license does not authorize or permit me or my business to carry on a business or any pursuit contrary to the provisions of other Town of Cochrane bylaws. Where a person or business is found to be in contravention to any of the provisions of this or any other Municipal Bylaw, Municipal Enforcement officers may temporarily suspend the business until such time as the contravention is rectified.*

  13. FOIP STATEMENT

    This information is being collected under the authority of Municipal Government Act, RSA 2000, C.M 26 and will be used for Town of Cochrane business licensing purposes only, as outlined in the Freedom Of Information Privacy Act.

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