Business Directory

Beaver County provides a directory of local businesses.  The directory is updated annually based on information provided by businesses.  Click here to access the directory.

Please contact the Community Development Officer at 780-663-3730 to update your business information, or register/de-register your business.

Business Parks

The County owns 2 industrial parks - the Equity Industrial Park adjacent to the Village of Ryley on Secondary Highway 854, and the Viking/Beaver Business Park adjacent to the Town of Viking on Highway 36.  Click here for more information regarding each Park.

Business Incentive Grant

To encourage growth and economic development in Beaver County, a Business Incentive Grant is available to qualifying developers. Click here for a copy of the Business Incentive Grant Policy.

Inquiries should be directed to Beaver County's assessor at 780-663-3730.

Small Business Assessment Classification

Beaver County Council recognizes that small businesses are a key sector of the County’s economy and has established a small business assessment classification that may be considered for a lower tax rate.  For more information, including eligibility criteria, click here.

BizPaL On-Line Business Permits and Licenses

BizPaL is an innovative online service that provides entrepreneurs with simplified access to the information on permits and licences that they need to establish and run their businesses. This unique partnership is the result of strong collaboration between the federal, provincial/territorial and local governments and is designed to cut through the paperwork burden and red tape that small business owners encounter.

Finding out which government requirements apply to a certain business type can be time consuming and frustrating. BizPaL was created to help identify what you may require, quickly and easily. The information you need is available from a single source; entrepreneurs spend less time dealing with red tape – saving effort and money in the process – and more time building their business.

The service is the result of combined efforts by the federal, provincial/territorial and participating municipal governments and is designed with the following benefits in mind:


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  • It's free to use
  • It saves time
  • It’s available 24/7


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Highway 36, Town of Viking

The Battle River Alliance for Economic Development (BRAED) is a group of thirty communities and two affiliate members in east-central Alberta that work cooperatively and voluntarily to address community economic development issues from a regional perspective. Learn more

The Veterans Memorial Highway #36 Association is the catalyst facilitating a collaborative approach to the development of a viable international transportation route that enhances the economic opportunities for Eastern Alberta communities Learn more.

The Eastern Alberta Trade Corridor (EATC) is part of the world’s 2nd largest oil reserves – the Alberta Oil Sands.  It provides investors the ability to connect with companies and opportunities in Eastern Alberta whether it is in oil & gas, agriculture, manufacturing, defense, tourism, or transportation and distribution sectors. The EATC is comprised of 3 Regional Economic Development Alliances (REDAs) in Eastern Alberta, Canada’s Energy Province.  It is the northern leg of the North American Ports to Plains Corridor. Learn more

Ports-to-Plains is a grassroots alliance of communities and businesses whose mission is to advocate for a robust transportation infrastructure to promote economic security and prosperity throughout North America's energy and agricultural heartland. Learn more

Alberta HUB is a partnership of community and educational members who have joined together to promote the advantages of our region. They provides access to community contacts, statistics, amenities, services, business, job opportunities and other pertinent information regarding Northeastern Alberta. Learn more.