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Read about up-to-date COVID-19 related service adjustments for development, permit, licensing, and construction & inspection services.

Processing time estimates apply only to Building Permit applications and inspections.

For Development Permit application processing times, call 311 or 780-442-5311 (Outside Edmonton).

This web page is refreshed daily at 10am and 6pm. Data is updated daily or weekly, as indicated below.

Home Improvement Permits

Processing time estimates are updated weekly.
Simple Applications
Includes:
- Decks: single platforms in back yards less than 6 feet high
- Detached garage: standard designs for single detached houses, less than 55 square meters in building area
- Demolition: simple projects with asbestos clearance and gas disconnected
Applications in this queue will be assigned for review in approximately:
Currently reviewing applications received by:
Complex Applications
Includes:
- Interior and exterior alterations including basement renovations
- Secondary suites
- Complex decks, detached garages and demolitions
- Additions
- Others (hot tubs, sheds, gazebos, fireplaces, etc.)
Applications placed in the Building Permit Plans Review queue today will be assigned in approximately:
Currently assigning applications placed in the Building Permit Plans Review queue by:

Residential Construction

Processing time estimates are updated weekly.
Single Detached House
Applications placed in the Building Permit Plans Review queue today will be assigned in approximately:
Currently assigning applications placed in the Building Permit Plans Review queue by:
Semi-Detached House
Applications placed in the Building Permit Plans Review queue today will be assigned in approximately:
Currently assigning applications placed in the Building Permit Plans Review queue by:
Row House and Duplex
Applications placed in the Building Permit Plans Review queue today will be assigned in approximately:
Currently assigning applications placed in the Building Permit Plans Review queue by:

Commercial Buildings

Processing time estimates are updated weekly.
Application Intake Screening
Applications in the Building Permit Intake queue will be assigned for screening in approximately:
Application Review
Applications placed in the Building Permit Plans Review queue today will be assigned in approximately:
Currently assigning applications placed in the Building Permit Plans Review queue by:

Safety Codes Inspections

Processing estimates are updated daily on business days.

"0 business day from the requested date" means inspections are being conducted on the date requested.
"1 business day from the requested date" means inspections are being conducted the business day following the date requested.
Inspections are conducted as near as possible to the date requested, and no later than 5 business days from the date requested.

Building
We are currently conducting inspections approximately:
from the requested date
Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)
We are currently conducting inspections approximately:
from the requested date
Electrical
We are currently conducting inspections approximately:
from the requested date
Plumbing & Gas
We are currently conducting inspections approximately:
from the requested date

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