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Business License Fees:

General Contractor (including subcontractors):  $1,000.00/Project
Resident (located in Town boundaries): $100.00/year
Home Occupation: $150.00/year
Non-Resident (located outside Town boundaries): $50.00/day
Non-Resident (located outside Town boundaries): $100.00/week
Non-Resident (located outside Town boundaries): $150.00/month
Non-Resident (located outside Town boundaries): $500.00/year
MD of Taber Businesses per year: $300.00/year
Non-Resident Huckster/Mobile Vendors: $250.00 (multiple locations may be approved with each license)
Late Fees (fees due January 31st): $25.00/week after February 28th

Licensing Information

Alberta Government Services (780) 310-0000
Alberta Funeral Services Regulatory Board 1-800-563-4652
Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council   (AMVIC) 1-877-979-8100
Alberta Insurance Council (403) 223-2929
Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (403) 292-7300
Superior Safety Codes (403) 320-0734
Real Estate Council of Alberta 1-888-425-2754
Taber & District Chamber of Commerce (403) 223-2265
Chinook Community Futures (403) 388-2923

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Business License Application Forms

Resident Business License - If your business is located within Town boundaries
Non-Resident Business License - if your business is located outside Town boundaries, but will be doing business inside the Town

For development permit applications please see the permits page.

For More Information:

For more information regarding development permits, building permits and change of use permits, please contact:

The Planning Department
(403) 223-6009

For more information regarding business licensing, please contact:

The Town Business License Inspector
Lorraine Clark
(403) 223-5500 ext 5529


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