Skip to main content Skip to footer


Starting a Business

Looking to start a business in the City of Lethbridge? We provide helpful guidance to answer your questions and point you in the right direction to obtain any necessary licences, permits or business support resources.

Business licences

Learn everything you need to know about business licences in the City of Lethbridge, including:

  • Does your new business need a licence?
  • Instructions on obtaining a business licence
  • How much will a business licence cost and when do I need to renew it?
  • The purpose of a business licence
  • The process to establish a home-based business

You can also find the permits and licences you may need when starting and operating your business in the City with our BizPal Online Tool. Filter permits based on your location, industry and business activities.

Business supports and resources

Looking for advice and guidance on setting up and operating your new business in the City of Lethbridge? Check out our business supports and resources, which provide helpful direction on a variety of topics.

Why Lethbridge?

Wondering what makes Lethbridge the right place for your venture? Our city has many attractive advantages that provide significant boosts to business owners every day.


Learn more about why Lethbridge is the right place for you, your family and your business.

This website uses cookies to enhance usability and provide you with a more personal experience. By using this website, you agree to our use of cookies as explained in our Privacy Policy.