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Building Services

Building Permit Requirements

Building Permit Checklists for:

Single Family Dwelling     |     Accessory Building    |     Commercial Building

Information Required to Obtain a Building Permit

Printable version of Information Required to Obtain a Building Permit

  1. Two copies of the Construction Plans designed to the 2014 Alberta Building Code to scale.
    Smallest size 3/16th to 1’.

  2. Site Plan showing measurements to all property lines and road access from street or ave.

  3. Certificate of Title.

  4. Letter of Authorization from landowner.

  5. Engineered roof and floor truss layouts - scaled to fit 11x17 paper or larger.

  6. Mechanical Ventilation form.

  7. Manufactured Stone and Brick form for 3’ or higher Exterior Wall Cladding System with engineered stamp.

  8. Screw Piles require engineer design.

  9. A department of Highway Roadside Development Permit is required for any development within 1,000 feet of a Primary Highway.  403-297-7678

  10. Home Warranty  1-866-421-6929

Note: An additional Safety Code Fee of 4% will be calculated on the total permit fees listed above. If Development of Construction proceeds prior to obtaining the proper permits, the fee shall be doubled.

Building Permits may take approximately two weeks for processing. You will be required to have the appropriate inspections done as requested by the Building Officer / Safety Codes Officer. We request that you give at least two days notice for needed inspection.

Building Permit Fees

Fees shall be paid for at time of application.
Building Permit Fee Schedule and Commercial Fee Schedule coming soon.

Note: No construction, including foundation or excavation, shall take place unless a Permit has been issued.

Anyone who starts construction without a Permit may be subject to their building permit fee being 200% of the fee prescribed or $500.00 plus 150% of the fee prescribed, whichever is less pursuant to the MD's Permit Fee Bylaw.