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Condominium permit application

This information pertains to existing buildings or buildings that are under construction, when applying for separately titled dwelling units, commercial units or parking stalls.

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Step 1: Review

​Review rules and fees

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Step 2: Prepare

​Prepare the application

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Step 3: Apply

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Step 4: Inspect

​Book an inspection

How to apply


Step 1: Reveiw the rules and fees for your project

Fees

​Use ​Application fee
​Condominium application ​$40 per unit

See the planning application fee schedule​ for a complete list of planning application fees.

Step 2: Prepare your application

  • Use the Condominium certificate application checklist to determine your project's application and drawing requirements.
  • For online applications, review the criteria for information about organizing your plans and documents.
  • Complete plans and collect supporting documents.

Step 3: Apply

​​Apply online​​

In person
Once you have gathered all required documents, you can apply for your permit in person by visiting the Planning Services Centre. To skip the line, book an appointment.

Step 4: Inspections

  • While the permit is under review, you will receive an email advising when you can book an inspection. When you receive this email, call 403-268-5311 to book a condo inspection , or book using live chat at calgary.ca/chat​.
  • Visit Manage your permit application for information on how to revise, cancel, and alter your permit.

About your application, the process and supporting documents


When can you apply?

An application can be made at the building's framing stage or later.

With new construction buildings, the development permit should be released, the building permit should be issued, and the building should be at the framing stage. Receipt of the development completion permit confirms your project conforms with approvals.

With existing buildings, you can apply anytime. If the building is complete for more than two years, we will conduct an inspection to determine if there are any non-conformance issues. If there are, we will provide a report advising how the issues can be resolved. If the building is over 10 years old, we will determine the requirements for an occupancy permit. An occupancy permit is required under Section 12(6) of the Province of Alberta Condominium Property Act​.

After you apply

  • The application will be reviewed, circulated, and then forwarded to the Development Authority for approval.
     
  • The Development Authority approves and forwards the application to the City Clerks department for endorsement. This is the final step in the municipal process, where we finalize the Certificate of Municipal Authority.
     
  • We will notify the applicant that the application is complete, and is ready to be registered with Alberta Land Titles.
     
  • An address list is forwarded to our addressing department, and Alberta Land Titles forwards a copy of the approved plan to our Infrastructure and Information Services department so it can be added to the corporate database.

Required documents

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