Starting a New Business


Welcome to the Town of Falher!

Falher is a great place to conduct business, with an economic base in agriculture, oil & gas, forestry, and a prominent retail/service sector there are many opportunities for new businesses and industries.

The Town of Falher also offers a tax refund for new commercial and industrial buildings.  For more details download the Tax Refund Policy.

If you are considering starting a new business or expanding your existing operation in Falher, you may need the following permits:

  • Business License
  • Development Permit
  • Building Permit

You may also want to view some of these useful links:

  • BizPal helps you find the permits and licences you may require when starting or operating your business.
  • Business Alberta has useful links for someone operating a business, looking to start a business or purchase a business; such as business plans, franchise advice, financing and marketing research, as well as topics such as hiring, employee management, taxes, exporting/importing and much more.
  • Canada Business Network has useful information on starting a business, managing & growing, business planning, grants & financing, and government regulations.

You may also contact our regional economic development officer at (780) 837-2647 or visit their web site Smoky River Regional Economic Development and also check out our local chamber of commerce.

Contact Us

Town of Falher
#011 Central Avenue SW
Box 155
Falher, Alberta T0H 1M0

Phone:  (780) 837-2247
Fax:  (780) 837-2647
E-mail:info@town.falher.ab.ca

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.