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Building and Development lists and forms

Note: This document library is intended for builders and contractors who know which forms they need for a particular job.

Home improvement projects

Effective November 25, 2017, when applying for a residential home improvement project, please use the Home Improvement Application Form.

Specific project types and requirements to make application for either a building or development permit are found in Section 4 (What are you applying for) on this application form.

The checklists within the application form replace the individual development and building permit requirement lists (also known as CARLs) previously shown in this document library. These checklists are specifically for home improvement projects only.

For more information on applying for a home improvement project, building code, land use bylaw, inspections or illustrated drawings visit

All requirement checklists (CARLs) and forms for any other building or development permit projects are still applicable at this time.

For questions about building, plumbing, electrical or HVAC code or construction methods, building safety and fire regulations, contact the Technical Assistance Centre or contact 311. For all other inquiries (e.g. Land Use Bylaw questions), call 403-268-5311 .

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Home improvement application requirement lists

Combined application form

See Section #4 of the home improvement application form to find checklists for all home renovation projects, including:

  • Garages, sheds, greenhouses, including carports, pergolas, gazebos, arbours, workshops and playhouses.
  • Uncovered decks & balconies, including patios and paving stones.
  • Secondary suites, basement suites, in-law suites, backyard suites and above-garage suites.
  • Fences, retaining walls including garden boxes, raised planters, skateboard and sports ramps.
  • Home renovations & basements, including kitchens, bathrooms, windows, exterior doors and structural and framing changes.
  • Additions, attached garages and carports, including pergolas, greenhouses, sunrooms, covered decks and porches.
  • Outdoor swimming pools, including outdoor hot tubs and ponds.
  • Heating and cooling including outdoor fireplaces, masonry or factory built wood burning fireplaces gas fireplaces, airconditioning equipment, solar panels and solar thermal collectors.
  • Driveways, new driveways and driveway crossings.

Development permit application requirement lists

Related Information to Sign Applications

Revised Plan Development Applications

Related Information to Revised Plan Development

Building Permit Application Requirement Lists

Commercial and Industrial Development Applications