Lot Grading Inspection fees, as set out in Section 23 of Drainage Bylaw 18093, are collected by the Development Services section at the City of Edmonton when you apply for the Development and Building Permit. The fee covers the cost of the first two Rough Grade and first two Final Grade inspections. If a re-inspection is required, fees must be paid in advance by the Applicant or Owner.

Note: The lot grading fees for single detached and semi-detached will not change in 2021

  • Single detached housing: $148, effective January 1, 2021
  • Semi-detached (duplex) housing: $148, effective January 1, 2021
  • Re-inspection Fee: $160, effective January 1, 2021

The 2021 Fees Listing, effective January 1, 2021, provides complete information about inspection fees.  Payments are accepted at the Edmonton Service Centre.