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Funding Available
The City’s Cornerstones Grant Program for Secondary Suites has been renewed. Please check the Grants page for details and application forms.

Municipalities across Canada are recognizing secondary suites as a viable source of rental housing. They can also provide extra revenue or mortgage support for families looking to buy a home.

The City of Edmonton encourages the development of secondary suites to increase safe affordable housing options as part of the objectives outlined in The Way We Grow and The Way We Live, as well as Cornerstones: Edmonton’s Plan for Affordable Housing, 2006-2011, which was endorsed by Council in 2005.

To apply for a Secondary Suite, you must obtain a building permit and a development permit.

Secondary Suites FAQ

Secondary Suites Cornerstones Grant Program

Secondary Suites

For More Information

Edmonton Service Centre

Sustainable Development
2nd floor, 10111 104 Avenue
Edmonton, AB  T5J 0J4

Hours of Operation:

Monday to Friday
8am to 4:30pm



Fax 780-496-6054

Fire Code Inquiries (Secondary Suites)

Fire Prevention, Fire Rescue Services

Title Fire Prevention Coordinator


Sanitary Sewer Trunk Charge (applies to Secondary and Garden Suites)

Title Contact 311

In Edmonton: 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

Building and Fire Codes-Provincial Standards

Title Municipal Affairs and Housing


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