Caution | Mandatory Outdoor Water Restrictions

Due to continued dry conditions, mandatory Stage 1 Outdoor Water Restrictions are in place until further notice.

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Water Development Resources - Development

Find reports, plans, construction drawings and submission guidelines:

  • Stormwater management reports
  • Staged master drainage plans
  • Pond submissions
  • Construction drawings
  • Development site servicing plans
  • Geotechnical reports
  • Sanitary servicing studies
  • Erosion and sediment control plan reviews

This section also includes information on how to sign-up for and access our POSEIDONOnline and Water Epay Services online tools:

To find all water development approval submission information, including tools, guides, checklists and templates for each step in the development process, please visit Water Development Resources.

POSEIDONOnline and City Online

POSEIDONOnline is the submission site for electronic submissions to Water Resources by development industry applicants.

POSEIDONOnline is accessed through The City's VISTA website, by selecting the Submit to Water link located on the left hand side of the VISTA main page.

For more information, visit POSEIDONOnline Resources.

Master Drainage Plans, Staged master Drainage Plans and Stormwater Management Reports are available for purchase through City Online.

Water Epay services

Water Resources will be using The City of Calgary's Epay service for:

  • Service disconnection fees
  • Redevelopment levy
  • DSSP inspection packages and services

To learn how to create an account, visit Water Epay Services.

Stormwater management reports

Find guidelines, checklists, and report submission requirements. See how to submit reports and view approved reports on CityOnline. For more details, please see Stormwater Management Reports.

Staged Master Drainage Plans

Find guidelines and checklists for what to submit. See how to submit and view approved reports on City Online. For details, please see Staged Master Drainage Plans.

Pond submissions

Find guidelines and view interim stormwater targets. View checklists and report templates for what to submit and how to submit. Find information on pond reports, inspections and ponds TCA.

For more details, see Pond Submission and Approval Process.

Construction drawings

Find guidelines for construction drawings and minor revisions. View checklists and spreadsheets for what to submit and how to submit. For more details, see Construction Drawings.

Development Site Servicing Plans (DSSP)

Find guidelines for DSSP pre-requisites, co-requisites and small format. See what to submit and how to submit for DSSP regular format and small format. Learn more about how to make payments and the inspection process and requirements.

For more details, see Development Site Servicing Plans.

Geotechnical reports

Find guidelines for geotechnical reports. See what to submit and how to to submit reports. For more details, see Geotechnical Reports.

Sanitary servicing studies

Find guidelines on sanitary servicing studies. See what to submit and how to suport, as well as how to inquire about report availability. For more details, see Sanitary Servicing Studies.

Erosion and sediment control plan reviews

Find guildelines for ESC control plan reviews. See what to submit and how to submit a plan. For details, see Erosion and Sediment Control Plan Reviews.

This information has no legal status and cannot be used as an official interpretation of the various bylaws, codes and regulations currently in effect. The City of Calgary accepts no responsibility to persons relying solely on this information. Web pages are updated periodically. ​