General Information and Services
Cancellation and/or Refund Request Form
An application to request a refund prior to a decision being made or a permit or licence being issued on the following types of jobs: Development Permits, Building Permits, Licence Fees, Plumbing and Gas Permit Fees, Heating and Ventilation Permit Fees, Compliance and Encroachment Fees.
Change a Compliance Request from Regular to Express service
To change the Compliance service from Regular to Express, please email email@example.com. The fee calculation is the difference between regular and express.
Encroachment Application Form
To apply for approval allowing a building or structure to continue to be located on or over City property.
Leave as Built Application Form
A confirmation by the City that applies to buildings that had appropriate development permits issued, but the building was built in a different location than what was approved.
Search of Records Request Form
To apply for either plan or file search on a property or building. This request must be made by the owner or by an acting agent on behalf of the owner.
Zoning Confirmation Application Form
An application to confirm the zoning of a particular property.
Other Construction Application Forms
Plumbing and Gas Application Form (Contractor Form)
To apply for approval to install or alter plumbing and gas equipment.
Plumbing and Gas Application Form (Homeowner Form)
Single family homeowners who apply for this permit must own and reside in the residence and be doing the work themselves.
Homeowners can only apply for gas permits for existing homes. They are not allowed to submit a gas permit for work being done in a new single family home.
All applications will be required to provide a detailed drawing including pipe sizing for the work they are doing.
Faxed or mailed applications from homeowners will not be accepted.
Private Sewage Disposal System Application Form
An application for a sewage disposal system for new homes and for system replacements for older homes.
Re-inspection request form
Application form used to pay for fees when a re-inspection is required. These fees must be paid before the re-inspection can be done.
Residential Building Application Form
An application for approval regarding development or construction projects on a residential property/building that include additions, garages, and sheds.
If construction is for a new house, use the New House Combo application form.
Sewer and Water Application Form
To apply for approval to install or alter sewer and water equipment.
Working Drawing Submission Form
Form to be filled out when submitting new or revised working drawings.
A legal document between an applicant and the City for the purpose of beginning work on a project prior to the final appeal process.
Basement Development Application Form
To apply for approval on developing a basement if permits are deemed a requirement.
Deck Construction Application Form
An application used to get approval to construct a deck, either uncovered or covered.
Uncovered Deck under 6 feet Construction Design Form
Electrical Permit Application Form - Contractors
An application form for an electrical permit being applied for by a Electrical Contractor.
Electrical Permit Application Form - Homeowner
An application form to apply for an electrical permit when a homeowner is doing their own electrical work.
Garage Application Form and Garage Information
An application for the construction of a detached garage, and other relevant information.
Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
Heating and Ventilation Application Form (Contractor Form)
To apply for approval to install or alter heating and ventilation equipment.
Heating and Ventilation Application Form (Homeowner Form)
Single family homeowners who apply for this permit are required to own and reside at the property and be doing the work themselves.
Homeowner applications must be done in person at our office. Faxed or mailed applications from homeowners will not be accepted.
GeoExchange System Application Form
A GeoExchange System, commonly known as a Geothermal System, is a network of piping in the ground with a closed loop fluid circulation that allows for heat transfer between a building HVAC system and the ground. GeoExchange systems can improve the energy efficiency of building heating and cooling systems.
The GeoExchange System Installation Application form provides the City of Edmonton with sufficient information about the proposed GeoExchange system to ensure building code and industry best practice compliance of any buildings it may connect to.
New Home Construction
As of February 1, 2014, all new home building permit applications are required under the New Home Buyer Protection Act (Municipal Affairs of the Alberta Government) to supply one of the following before a building permit can be issued:
Warranty Confirmation number
An exemption letter from the Alberta Government
Please ensure you use the updated application forms to provide this required information.
For more information about the warranty program see: www.homewarranty.alberta.ca
New Single Family House Permit Application Form (with or without a new secondary suite)
To apply for approval to build a new house which includes all of the development, building, plumbing, gas, heating, sewer and water permits.
This application can also include the construction of a new secondary suite as long as this construction is being done at the same time as the construction of the new home.
If the secondary suite is being constructed after the home is built, you will need to fill out the Secondary Suite for an Existing Single Family Home application form (below).
Garden Suite Permit Application Form
To apply for approval to build a new Garden Suite (this construction must be for a separate dwelling from the primary residence) or to apply for permits for an existing Garden Suite. If you are building a Secondary Suite into an existing home, please fill out the Secondary Suite Application Form (below).
Secondary Suite for an Existing Single Family Home Application Form
An application to apply for permits to build either a new secondary suite into an existing single family home or to apply for permits for a secondary suite that has already been built without permits into an existing single family home.