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Planning Applications Fee Calculator

This calculator automatically calculates your construction project's prevailing market value, base permit fee, and total permit fee as you enter values in each step.

Residential Development Permits

Additions
Additions to Manufactured Home
$
Additions to Single, Semi-detached & Duplex Dwellings in the Developed Area
$
New
Base fee
DCP fee
Ad fee
$
Base fee
Grades fee What is grade fee?
Building Grade fee: for new Single, Semi-detached, and Duplex Dwellings, the Building Grade fee is due at the time of Development Permit application, unless previously paid. This fee may also be charged on Additions to Single, Semi-detached, and Duplex Dwellings in the Developed Area - over 10 m2, dependent on the scope of the application. The Building Grades fee for multi-residential, commercial and industrial developments is due at the time of Development Site Servicing Plan (DSSP) application. The Building Grade fee is set by Utility Site Servicing Bylaw 33M2005 and is listed on this schedule for convenience only.
DCP fee
Ad fee
$
Base fee
DCP fee
Ad fee
$
Base fee
DCP fee
Ad fee
$
Base fee
DCP fee
Ad fee
$
Multi-residential development, townhouses, rowhouses - discretionary use or relaxations required
Base fee
per unit
$0.00 DCP fee
$0.00 Ad fee
$
Multi-residential development, townhouses, rowhouses - permitted use
Base fee
per unit
$0.00 DCP fee
$0.00 Ad fee
$
Base fee
Grades fee What is grade fee?
Building Grade fee: for new Single, Semi-detached, and Duplex Dwellings, the Building Grade fee is due at the time of Development Permit application, unless previously paid. This fee may also be charged on Additions to Single, Semi-detached, and Duplex Dwellings in the Developed Area - over 10 m2, dependent on the scope of the application. The Building Grades fee for multi-residential, commercial and industrial developments is due at the time of Development Site Servicing Plan (DSSP) application. The Building Grade fee is set by Utility Site Servicing Bylaw 33M2005 and is listed on this schedule for convenience only.
DCP fee
Ad fee
$
Relaxations
Base fee
DCP fee
Ad fee
$
Base fee
DCP fee
Ad fee
$
Renovations
Base fee
DCP fee
Ad fee
$
Base fee
DCP fee
Ad fee
$

Commercial / Industrial / Mixed Use Development Permits

Additions / New
Commercial buildings
per m2 of GFA Min:
$0.00 DCP fee
$0.00 Ad fee
$
Mixed use buildings


per m2 of GFA Min:
Base fee
per dwelling unit
$0.00 DCP fee
$0.00 Ad fee
$
Base fee
DCP fee
Ad fee
$
Base fee
DCP fee
Ad fee
$
Change of use
Base fee
DCP fee
Ad fee
$
Base fee
DCP fee
Ad fee
$
General
Base fee
DCP fee
Ad fee
$
Base fee
DCP fee
Ad fee
$
Base fee
DCP fee
Ad fee
$
Base fee
DCP fee
Ad fee
$
Base fee
DCP fee
Ad fee
$
Base fee
DCP fee
Ad fee
$
Renovations
Base fee
DCP fee
Ad fee
$
Base fee
DCP fee
Ad fee
$
Signs
Base fee
DCP fee
Ad fee
$
Base fee
DCP fee
Ad fee
$

Additional Fees

Additions / New
What is the CPC fee?
The Calgary Planning Commission (CPC) fee may apply to this application if it listed on the Calgary Planning Commission List. Some examples of when the CPC fee may be required include:
  • Developments which require the use of bonus provisions
  • Shopping centres over 7000m2
  • Direct Control sites where specific Council guidelines require CPC approval
  • Proposed Place(s) of Worship - Large
  • Addiction Treatment and Custodial Care developments with more than ten residents
  • Prominent sites in entranceways or gateways, as defined in the MDP
  • Developments which, in the opinion of the Development Officer, should be reviewed by CPC

The examples above are provided on this schedule for convenience only. For the official complete listing, please see the Calgary Planning Commission List (PDF).

Base fee
DCP fee
Ad fee
$

Other Applications

Antennas
Base fee
$
Base fee
$
Base fee
$
Base fee
$
Certificates of Compliance
Residential - single, semi-detached, duplex
per parcel Base fee
$
Multi-residential, commercial, industrial - (14 day review)
per parcel Base fee
$
Multi-residential, commercial, industrial - (7 day review)
per parcel Base fee
$
General
Condominium application
per unit Base fee
$
Confirmation of land use (zoning letter)
per parcel Base fee
$
Base fee
$
Base fee
$
Base fee
$
Pushcarts
Base fee
$
Base fee
$
TOTAL PERMIT FEE
$

Notes

GST: GST is included in the total fee rate, in compliance with the Excise Tax Act, which regulates GST applicability on the supply of select services by municipalities.

Building Grade fee: for new Single, Semi-detached, and Duplex Dwellings, the Building Grade fee is due at the time of Development Permit application, unless previously paid. This fee may also be charged on Additions to Single, Semi-detached, and Duplex Dwellings in the Developed Area - over 10 m2, dependent on the scope of the application. The Building Grades fee for multi-residential, commercial and industrial developments is due at the time of Development Site Servicing Plan (DSSP) application. The Building Grade fee is set by Utility Site Servicing Bylaw 33M2005 and is listed on this schedule for convenience only.

Calgary Planning Commission: the Calgary Planning Commission (CPC) fee may apply to this application if it listed on the Calgary Planning Commission List. Some examples of when the CPC fee may be required include: 

  • Developments which require the use of bonus provisions 
  • Shopping centres over 7000m2 
  • Direct Control sites where specific Council guidelines require CPC approval 
  • Proposed Place(s) of Worship - Large 
  • Addiction Treatment and Custodial Care developments with more than ten residents 
  • Prominent sites in entranceways or gateways, as defined in the MDP 
  • Developments which, in the opinion of the Development Officer, should be reviewed by CPC 

The examples above are provided on this schedule for convenience only. For the official complete listing, please see the Calgary Planning Commission List​

Condominium applications: the Condominium application fee is set by the Condominium Property Regulation and is listed on this schedule for convenience only. 

CPAG pre-application: the pre-application meeting fee is required upon plan submission and is a requirement for pre-application meeting scheduling. 50% of the fee paid will be refunded if the meeting is cancelled at the request of the applicant or The City. 

Explore Meeting: the refund policy for Explore meetings is 100% if cancelled within 48 hours after the submission of the meeting request, 50% if cancelled after 48 hours and prior to receipt of the meeting agenda, and no cancellation or refund permitted after receipt of the meeting agenda. 

Development Completion Permits (DCP): the City is able to charge for any additional DCP inspections required as a result of project phasing or the need for re-inspection. The current DCP fee will be charged. 

Resubmitted applications: where identical applications are submitted at any time up to 30 days prior to expiry of the previous Development Permit, 50% of the applicable current fee will be charged. 

Additions to a Multi-residential development, townhouses and rowhouses: is a development which is producing new Gross Floor Area (GFA). 

Renovations to a Multi-residential development, townhouses and rowhouses: is a development which is NOT producing new Gross Floor Area (GFA), such as changes to the plan, exterior renovations, enclosing existing balconies, adding awnings, adding a roof-top mechanical enclosure, et cetera. 

Refunds: the policy on refunds is as follows. Where an applicant or The City wishes to cancel an application listed on this schedule: 

  • within seven calendar days of the application date: 75% of the base fee paid, plus any applicable DCP, CPC or advertising fee will be refunded 
  • after the initial seven days, and prior to a decision being rendered: 25% of the base fee paid, plus any applicable DCP, CPC or advertising fee will be refunded 
  • after a decision has been rendered: no refund of the fees paid​
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