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The diagrams below illustrate the basic lot grading requirements for all 5 different lot types of single-family and duplex.

Lot Type A

Rear to front surface drainage. (2-3% overall slope)

Lot Type A diagram
Grading Details

Lot Type B

Rear to front surface drainage. (3-6% overall slope)

Lot Type B diagram
Grading Details

Lot Type C

Rear to front surface drainage. (>6% overall slope)

Lot Type C diagram
Grading Details

Lot Type D

Standard split surface drainage. (1.5% overall slope)

Lot Type D diagram
Grading Details

Lot Type W

Split surface drainage for walkout basement.

Lot Type W diagram
Grading Details

Other Related Requirements

Critical Swale Standards for "Rear to Front" surface drainage

Critical Swale Standards for "Split/Front to Back" surface drainage

Splash Pad which carries roof leader and sump pump discharge away from foundation wall

Downspout which carries surface water from eavestroughs to drainage swales

Typical Side-Lot Landscaping shows landscaping requirements on finish grade level

Lake, Ravine, and Top of Bank Lots shows the cross-section of the requirements

For More Information

Development Services, Lot Grading

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

T5J 0J4

Telephone

311 or 780-496-5576

Fax 780-496-2865
Email lot.grading@edmonton.ca

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