Population from Census 2015 - 68,556
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Exciting things are happening downtown Grande Prairie.
Keep up to date with the Downtown Rehabilitation Project here!
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Muskoseepi Park is a must-see in Grande Prairie!
Report Non-emergency issues, like potholes and graffiti online with SeeClickFix
Research your business venture on our website, at the local library and the internet to prepare yourself to draw up a business plan.
Businesses can be solely-owned proprietorships, partnerships, corporations, etc.; which type of business structure works for you will depend on the size and type of business you start. Learn more about business ownership structures here.
Once you have selected the site for your business, ensure that the site is zoned for the use that you are proposing. You can find zoning information in the City Land Use Bylaw. If you want to change the zoning of your property or build a new building, you will need to apply for a permit with the Planning and Development Department.
Depending on the type of business you want to start, and also on where your business will be located, you may need licenses and/or permits from the federal, provincial or municipal government. Visit BizPaL to obtain information and begin the application process.
Go to one of these authorized locations to register your business name:
The Licence Centre Ltd.
101-9917 116 AVE, Grande Prairie
Phone: (780) 532-4033
Fax: (780) 539-0488
A-1 Licence & Registry
106-8716 108 ST, Grande Prairie
Phone: (780) 539-5009
Fax: (780) 539-5033
Register a business number with the Canadian Revenue Agency in order to pay GST and payroll tax.
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