Home Business simply means the secondary use of a residential property to conduct business activity. All home businesses require a Home Business Permit.

View more information about Home Business Development Permits.


Reminder, if you are not the registered owner of the property you must submit a letter of authorization from the registered owner allowing you to operate a Home Business out of their residence.

Will you be operating a Home Business in relation to food or personal care services? If you are proposing this type of Home Business, an inspection and written approval from Environmental Public Health is required before you open for business.  Please note - massage businesses do not require the health inspection. 

Fees and Timelines:  The fee for a home business development permit is $300.  The timeline will be at least 3 weeks processing time since we have to circulate the application to adjacent property owners.

Submission Information: Completed forms may be submitted electronically to  You may also come to our front desk to drop off your application and pay the fee.  9505 – 112 Street, Grande Prairie, Monday to Friday 8:30 - 4:30

Questions:  Please contact 780-538-0325 or e-mail

Also known as:  Home Occupation, Home Business permit