A Parkland Access Permit is required to use parkland for activities that are otherwise regulated, restricted, or prohibited by the
Parkland Bylaw C2202
Some of the activities that require a Parkland Access Permit include:
Temporary work spaces
Construction laydown areas
Exploratory work, such as surveys and geotechnical investigations
Access through parkland for workers, materials, or equipment
Parkland Access Permits are not provided to individual citizens for private uses.
Parkland Access Permits are only issued to companies that have an existing agreement in place with the City of Edmonton, such as a Project Contract, Right of Entry Agreement, Franchise Agreement, or Utility Right of Way, etc, for their activities on parkland.
It takes approximately 6 weeks upon receipt of a complete application to approve a permit. This duration includes a 2 week standard circulation to internal stakeholders and a minimum of 4 weeks to schedule and complete pre-access inspections with Open Space Operations. Pre-access inspections with Forestry and Natural Area Operations may also be required depending on the impacts of the proposed activities on Parkland.
Before applying to use Parkland in the North Saskatchewan River Valley and Ravine System, the project must be approved under the
River Valley Bylaw 7188
. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. The project approval letter must be attached to the PAP application.
To apply for a Parkland Access Permit, please complete the below form.
Collection of Personal Information
Personal information is collected for the purpose of Parkland Management reviewing the Parkland Access Permit Application and will be used to connect with and provide services to applicants. Collection is authorized under section 33(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act and is managed and protected in accordance with the Act. If you have questions about the collection, please contact Nelson Adkin, Supervisor of Operations Planning, 16th Floor, Edmonton Tower, 10111 104 Avenue NW, Edmonton AB T5J 0J4, 780-496-8844, or Nelson.Adkin@edmonton.ca.