All businesses in Camrose County require a permit to operate, whether they are a small home business or a large corporation.
There are 3 types of business: Home Office, Home Occupation and Commercial/Industrial. The type of business allowed on a property varies based on the Land Use District of the parcel that the business will be located at. A general idea of the types of business use considered on a property is listed in the chart below. If in doubt, please contact the Planning Department.
|Home Office||Allowed||Allowed||Allowed||Not Allowed|
|Home Business||Allowed||May be Allowed||May be Allowed||Not Allowed|
|Commercial/Industrial||Not Allowed||Not Allowed||Not Allowed||Allowed|
*Allowed means that an application for a permit will be approved internally by the Development Officer.
*May be allowed means that the Municipal Planning Commission can approve or deny a permit and that the neighbours can appeal any approval if they don't think the business fits the neighbourhood.