The Town of Devon is strategically located in Alberta's Capital region. Devon enjoys the proximity to the amenities of the Provincial Capital, most of which can be reached within a relaxing 20 minute drive. Additionally, the Town is located in the heart of Western Canada's Asia Specific Gateway, it is close to Nisku and Acheson Industrial Zones and enjoys proximity to the International Airport.
Our Economic Base is diversified and boasts a World class advanced technology research centre where federal, provincial, university and private industry all collaborate together to tackle different scientific questions and to advance methodologies for enhanced oil sands production while reducing the greenhouse gas emissions.
The Town of Devon is proud to be the home of a new commercial development in the south end of Town. Southport Common has partially opened up and construction continues. Currently, the centre is anchored by Shoppers Drug Mart as well as Tim Horton's, Mac's Lube-X, and a liquor store. This increases the vibrancy of selection and competition, and it also brings new employment opportunities.
Devon has completed the important and major project vitalizing our downtown, which will embrace the needs of our community and create a space for our people. Implementing the plan will involve identifiying key businesses for the space and engaging new inventory in the heart of our community;plus land use by-law amendments; beautification and a Buisness Attraction & Retention Plan.
The Town of Devon Economic Development & Tourism Department is proud to work alongside our Chamber of Commerce to work with new business and inspire you to become a part of our community to service over six thousands people who choose Devon as their home, plus the 16,000 people that drive past Devon on a daily basis and the 700,000 tourists that visit our Region annually.
If you are interested in opening a business in Devon and want to know what licenses and permits you may require, you can use this handy BizPal tool to get you started. Otherwise you can connect to our Economic and Development Manager here or our Development Officer here.
Did you know that ALL business that operate within the Devon boundaries should have a valid business license?
The Town of Devon has a number of business license options and prices for annual licenses currently start at just $50. For more information and / or to apply for a license please download our application brochure or contact Marilyn McMartin for information on development licenses at 780.987.8327.