Permitting Information

While you work within the City of Grande Prairie, a variety of permits may be required. 

For permits required by the Fire Department, please visit Fire Department Permits.

Engineering Permits

Engineering Services permits are required for any work being done on city property: on-street construction and maintenance, barricades, crossings, driveways, and temporary traffic control. 

Development Permits

A development permit authorizes development pursuant to the Land Use Bylaw and any other Bylaw governing land use within the City, and includes the plans and conditions of approval. Development includes new buildings and changes in use or intensity of the use of the land or building.

Safety Code Permits

A building permit is designed to address the life and safety components of a structure. It gives the authorization to erect, demolish, relocate, change the use/occupancy of a space, alter or repair a structure. In addition to a Building Permit, sub trade work also requires permits.