A tenant improvement is renovations to the inside or outside of an existing building.

A building permit and subtrade permits will be required as per the scope of the project. 

Step 1: Apply

Depending on the scope of your project, you will require a variety of permits.

To determine if a lot grading permit is required, please contact Engineering Services at for more information.

To determine if a development permit is required, please contact a Commercial Development Officer at 780-538-0325 to determine if your project will require a development permit.  

If deemed required, please submit a complete Development Application and/or Lot Grading Application

Please submit a complete Building Permit along with complete Sub Trade Application for all sub trade permits required as per the scope of work for the project. 

Step 2: Approval

Once a complete application is received, all permits will be issued within 2- 7 business days.

In the event a variance is required for an addition, timelines may extend up to 25 days.

Step 3: Construction

You may begin construction once you have received all required permits. Below is contact information you may need for ground work and utilities.

Step 4: Inspections

All required inspections are listed on the conditions issued with the permit.

it is the Permit holder's responsibility to ensure all inspections are requested and received.