This stage includes grading the clay on the lot in accordance to the design of the approved Lot Grading Plan for residential property.
Rough Grade Inspections are conducted by Lot Grading Inspectors for the City of Edmonton. These inspections enforce the Drainage Bylaw to verify that the lot is graded in accordance to the approved Lot Grading Plan and Lot Grading Guidelines.
For commercial property or multi-family lot grading inspection service, please visit the Commercial Final Grade Approval page.
- Apply for Rough Grade Approval after the lot is graded in accordance to the approved Lot Grading Plan.
- Submit a Lot Grading Certificate to Development Services, Lot Grading for review, followed by a Lot Grading Inspection.
Development Services, Lot Grading
- A City Lot Grading Inspector will conduct a visual site inspection within 5 working days from receipt of the request, depending on weather conditions and workload.
- The builder or applicant will receive a Lot Grading Inspection Report indicating that the property's lot grading is passed or failed.
Note: After the Rough Grade Approval is issued, the homeowner is required to finish Final Grade and apply for Final Grade Approval within 1 year.
For details about Rough Lot Grading, please visit our Residential Lot Grading - Rough Grade page.