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Posted on: December 19, 2023

Business Licence Fees Reinstated

Business Licence Fees Reinstated

Brooks – During recent budget deliberations, Brooks City Council determined that business license fees will be reinstated, effective immediately, utilizing the previous fee structure.

Business licence fees were temporarily eliminated in 2021 as a proactive response to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. This initiative was aimed at providing crucial support to local businesses during a time of economic uncertainty.

Recognizing the unique circumstances, businesses have been granted an extension to pay their business licence fees until February 29, without incurring any penalty. Typically, invoices are distributed by the beginning of December and are due by December 31.

The City of Brooks remains committed to fostering a business-friendly environment and ensuring the sustained growth of our local economy. The extension period provides businesses with additional time to manage their finances effectively.

Fee Structure

City Resident Business:
New Application: $150 per year
Annual Renewal: $100 per year

County Resident Business:
New Application: $300 per year
Annual Renewal: $250 per year

Non-Resident Business:
New Application: $550 per year
Annual Renewal: $500 per year
Monthly: $200 per month

Yearly: $1500 per year
Monthly: $500 per month
Weekly: $200 per week

Penalty for Late Payment:

Invoices are being prepared by staff and will be circulated by the end of January. If a business does not receive their invoice, needs a change to their account, or has any questions, they are encouraged to speak to a staff person at City Hall by calling 403-362-3333.

For more information, please visit or contact:

Natacha Entz
Development Control Officer

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