Step 1 - Development Permit
Apply for a Minor Development Permit through Sustainable Development. This will provide the required approval for the zoning approval.
Step 2 - Property Evaluation
Call 780-442-6284 or email SecondarySuites@edmonton.ca or Fire Prevention at 780-496-3628 to arrange for an evaluation of your property.
A joint safety inspection by Safety Codes and Fire Codes Officers will be scheduled at this time.
Step 3 - Evaluation Letter
An evaluation letter will be provided indicating the upgrading requirements needed to bring the dwelling unit into compliance with the requirements of the Alberta Fire Code.
Step 4 - Building Permit
You will be required to apply for any further building permits through Sustainable Development.
You will be required to provide a copy of the Fire Prevention Branch's evaluation letter when applying for this permit.
Step 5 - Safety Reinspection
A safety reinspection will be conducted to confirm compliance with the requirements of the Alberta Fire Code.
The compliance time frame will usually be 3 months, depending on the amount of upgrading required.
Step 6 - Compliance Letter
A compliance letter will be issued to the owner of the property by the Fire Prevention Branch.