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Home renovation webinars

Home renovation webinars

City of Calgary webinars on a series of topics relating to your home.

Upcoming webinars


October 27, 2021

Secondary Suites Webinar

A Q&A on everything you need to know about developing a secondary suite in Calgary.

Hear from The City's Planning & Development team about permits, fees, and how to make your secondary suite legal and safe.

November 1, 2021

Furnaces and Hot Water Tank Webinar

A Q&A on everything you need to know about upkeeping your furnace and hot water tank this winter season.

Hear from The City's Planning & Development team about things to consider when choosing a new furnace and hot water tank for your home, why you need a permit and inspection after install, how often you should change your filters and how to prep your HVAC system for the colder months ahead.

November 4, 2021

Building Envelope Code Compliance Webinar

A Q&A about Building Envelopes and how to make sure your project is compliant with the relevant Codes.

Hear from The City's Planning & Development team on how to protect a building from environmental elements and improve overall efficiency, learn about common deficiencies witnessed by City Safety Codes Officers and get tips on planning and building your project so that it meets compliance.

December 8, 2021

Secondary Suites Webinar

Join us for a live Q&A on everything you need to know about developing a secondary suite in Calgary.

Hear from city officials and safety codes officers who will discuss permits, fees, and how to make your suite legal and safe.

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There are subtitles for Simplified Chinese, Hindi, Filipino, French, Spanish, and Urdu.

October 13, 2021

Hiring a Contractor

Everything you need to know about hiring the right contractor for your next renovation project.

Hear from The City's Planning & Development team on the value of pulling permits when making renovations to your property and how to make sure you have everything in place before you get started.

Sept. 16, 2021

Secondary Suites Webinar

Everything you need to know about developing a secondary suite in Calgary.

Hear from city officials and safety codes officers who will discuss permits, fees, and how to make your suite legal and safe.

July, 22, 2021

Secondary Suites Webinar

Everything you need to know about developing a secondary suite in Calgary.

Hear from Damon Mcgillivray, Coordinator, Building Inspections and Jean Seme, Safety Codes Officer. They will discuss permits, fees, and how to make your suite legal and safe.

June 10, 2021

Single Inspection Booking Webinar

A live demonstration and Q&A on how to use the new Single Inspection Booking tool. This webinar is specifically for electrical, plumbing, gas and HVAC trade contractors to learn how to book permit inspections online.

Hear from Adam Ghani, Chief Electrical Inspector, Calgary Building Services and Shiran Lalji, Business Analyst, Calgary Approvals.

June 9, 2021

Hail and how to improve the resilience of your home Webinar

Q&A on how to improve the resilience of your home for hail and the new resilient roofing rebate program.

Hear from Ward 5 Councillor, George Chahal and Calgary Building Services to learn more about the rebate program, who is eligible, and how to apply.

May 13, 2021

Decks and Garage Webinar

Everything you need to know about preparing to build a deck or garage.

Hear from Kristal Woolf, Planning Services Technician and Jean Seme, Safety Codes Officer on permits, inspections and tips on home renovation projects in Calgary.

April 26, 2021

Getting inspections for restaurants and breweries

Everything you need to know about getting a city inspection for your restaurant or brewery.

Hear from Ulrik Seward, Chief Building Official who will discuss common inspection issues in commercial kitchens, types of permits required, and the inspections process.

March 3, 2021

Renting safe basement suites in Calgary

Everything you need to know about renting a basement suite in Calgary.

Hear from Cliff De Jong, Manager, Building Safety Services and Dennis Terhove, who will discuss safety tips, basement suites and how to check that your suite is legal.

Feb. 18, 2021

Mold in homes

A discussion and Q&A on how to safely identify and remove mold from your home.

Hear from Justin Pockar, Manager, Customer Advisory Services and Patrick Sweet, Safety Codes Officer, Calgary Building Services.


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