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Under provisions of the City of Edmonton Drainage Bylaw and EPCOR Drainage Services Bylaw the owner of a premises shall ensure that a Lot Grading Plan for the premises is approved within 60 days of the application of the development permit prior to the construction of any buildings, additions to buildings, or alterations of surface drainage on the premises.

Within 18 months of the issuance of a building permit, the development should be graded in accordance with the approved Lot Grading Plan and an application submitted for Final Grade Approval.

New Water and/or Sewer Services

Under provisions of the Drainage Bylaw and EPCOR Drainage Services Bylaw it is the responsibility of the owner/developer to make a request to EPCOR for the installation of new water and/or sewer services, or modification of existing services at the owner’s expense.

EPCOR is responsible for the construction of the services from the EPCOR mains to the property line only. The owner/developer is responsible for all works on private property. Only EPCOR crews are allowed to perform work within utility right-of-ways and construct services from the mains to the property line.

Lot Grading Plan Approval Process

EPCOR Water Services Inc., Infill Water and Sewer Servicing reviews the Lot Grading Plan on behalf of the City of Edmonton along with Site Mechanical Plans for Commercial and Multi-Family Service Connections. For more information contact 780-496-5444 or  

Final Grade Approval Process

Final Grade approval for Commercial, Industrial, Institutional & Multi-Family properties must be completed and initiated by submission of a Lot Grading Certificate by the owner, developer, or contractor within 18 months of the building permit being issued for the premises. For Final Grade Approval is initiated by submission of a Lot Grading Certificate by the owner, developer, or contractor.

For More Information

Development Services, Lot Grading

2nd Floor, Edmonton Tower
10111 104 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB

T5J 0J4



Fax 780-496-2865

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