Both Residential, as well as Commercial & Industrial Developments can require permits. Below are some of the permits you need when building or renovating your property.
Some of the options below require a Development Permit Application
|Apartment & Townhouse|
|New Home Construction|
|Renovating & Expanding your home|
|Finishing your basement|
|Garages & Sheds|
* Sheds under 120 sq ft will not require a permit.
|If your deck is 2' or higher from the ground or is covered in anyway, you require a development and building permits.|
Decks below 2' in height do not need permits
*Deck permit fees are $50 as per the Fees and Charges Bylaw
|In your side and rear yards, you can build a fence as tall as 1.8m (6.0ft)|
In your front yard, you can build a fence as tall as 0.91m (3.0ft)
Fences can not be built on Town property.
*Fence permit fees are $25 as per the Fees and Charges Bylaw
|Hot Tubs & Swimming Pools|
|Hot Tubs & Swimming Pools require permits. The types of permits required are:|
*Swimming Pool permit fees are $50 as per the Fees and Charges Bylaw
All options below require a Development Permit Application.
|Development Permit for Signage|
|Renovating & Expanding your Development|
|Change of Use, New Occupancy or Change of Intensity|
Are you starting a new business? Moving? Renovating? You are required to get permits to ensure that your project meets the regulations before starting any work. If you have any questions, please contact us.
*Fees will vary depending on the type of construction, as per the Fees & Charges Bylaw
Please contact the Development Officer to confirm fees for your construction, 780-486-1991 ext. 222.
|Fences in commercial and industrial districts may vary at the discretion of the Development Authority. Please contact the Development Officer to discuss your fencing options 780-486-1991 ext. 222 or 780-942-3519 ext 270 (Tuesdays).|
*Fees for fences are $25, as per the Fees & Charges Bylaw
A sidewalk café allows a eating and drinking establishment to provide outdoor dining experiences for their patrons. The sidewalk café season runs from May 1 to October 31.
A sidewalk café must meet the required guidelines of the Land Use Bylaw in order to assure the flow and safety of both patrons and citizens on public lands is maintained.
*Fees for sidewalk cafes are $600, as per the Fees & Charges Bylaw