Development permits with upcoming commencement dates may be eligible for extension

As of Feb. 1, the Development Approvals team is issuing notices to applicants with an approved development permit nearing its commencement date. Calgary’s Land Use Bylaw mandates the development timeline, and meeting this date prevents an approved development permit from falling into a lapsed state. If a lapse occurs, a new application is required.

Applicants who are unable to begin development by the commencement date may be eligible to apply for an extension. Applications are accepted within 90 days leading up to the commencement date. Applications submitted on or after that date will not be accepted.

To apply for an extension, submit a DP extension of commencement CARL and email the completed form to CAS_ePermit@calgary.ca. For any additional inquiries, please call us at 403-268-5311.

Categories: Development


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. ​

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