There are many successful home based businesses in Chestermere! If you're thinking of starting an operation from your home, here's what you need to know:
Major vs. Minor
When you apply for your home business permit, you will need to indicate if you are operating a major or minor home business:
A Major Home-Based business typically has clients or customers parking at the home and/or entering the home. Examples include a piano teacher, car repair business, a seamstress, dog grooming, day home, etc.
A Minor Home-Based Business is typically a home-office that will not serve clients or customers on the premises. Examples include a graphic designer, consultant, engineering services, etc.
To open a home based businesses:
Call the Community Growth & Infrastructure Team at (403) 207-7075, or email firstname.lastname@example.org and provide details about your business and the location of your home to determine:
If your business is a permitted, discretionary or non-permitted use at those locations,