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Licence categories and regulations for trade and industrial businesses.

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The City of Edmonton’s Business Licence Bylaw outlines the following categories and regulations for businesses that are in the trades or are industrial operations:

Food Processing

This category is described as "processing food or beverages in preparation for human consumption, including catering services."

There are no special business licence regulations for this category, other than the need for a licence. Edmonton Fire Rescue is asked for a recommendation and Alberta Health Services is notified when an application is submitted for this category of business.

General Contractor

This category is described as "providing services with respect to the erection, alteration, cleaning, moving, repair or demolition of buildings or structures; excavation; landscaping; concrete preparation or delivery; electrical systems; drilling; heating or air conditioning systems; plumbing; paving; and road, sewer or other such construction."

There are no special business licence regulations for this category, other than the need for a licence.

General Industrial

This category is described as "processing of raw materials; manufacturing, assembly, cleaning, servicing, testing, repairing, storage, shipping or distribution of commercial or industrial materials, goods or equipment."

There are no special business licence regulations for this category, other than the need for a licence. Edmonton Fire Rescue is asked for a recommendation on applications for this category of business.

Vehicle Repair

This category is described as "the general maintenance or repair of motor vehicles or non-motorized recreational vehicles such as tent trailers, boats and other similar craft, including vehicle painting or body repair."

There are no special business licence regulations - other than the need for a licence - however there are special application requirements for this category. Edmonton Fire Rescue is asked for a recommendation on applications for this category of business.

Application Requirements

Applications must include an
Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council licence.

For More Information

Edmonton Service Centre

2nd Floor, 10111 104 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB  T5J 0J4

Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday
8am to 4:30pm

Telephone

In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

Email developmentservices@edmonton.ca

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