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Building and Development lists and forms (CARLs)

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

There’s an easier way to find planning information.

We’ve curated the best development and building information from The City and put it one place.

Visit the Development and Building Professionals Hub today

Development permit

Residential development

Home business

Commercial, industrial and multi-family development

Change of use

Signs and antennas

Revised plans

General development forms

Building permit


Home improvement

Commercial, industrial and multi-family

National Building Code – Alberta Edition Professional Schedules

Building advisories and bulletins

General building forms

Construction drawings - development

Growth applications

Land use redesignations, outline plan, subdivision and road closure

Pre-application requirement meeting

Trade permits

Contact us

Planning Services Centre

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Development approvals review team

Find development approvals review team staff to contact about specific applications.

Watch our webinar

  • Navigating the approval process for commercial multi-family projects

    Webinar recording

    Watch a recorded Q&A on everything you need to know before starting your building permit application. Learn about common building permit application mistakes for altering a commercial space and what your clients need to know about development and building permits before renting a commercial space.

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. ​