Any new commercial development, or work being done to a commercial parcel, that may alter the established drainage on the parcel, is required to obtain a commercial lot grading permit prior to construction.

Fees and Timelines

A $220.00/ha fee, with a minimum fee of $200.00 and a maximum of $1,100.00, is associated with commercial lot grading permit applications. The turnaround time for a commercial lot grading permit depends on the size and complexity of the proposed development.

Submission Information

  • Completed commercial lot grading permit application form
  • Lot Grading Plan meeting the submission requirements and in accordance to the Lot Grading Bylaw and the approved subdivision drainage plan
  • Submission requirements


If you have questions or would like to speak to a Lot Grading and Environmental Technologist, please email

Also Known As

Lot Grading Permit