What is considered an addition to a commercial building?
An addition is an exterior structure that changes the footprint/lot coverage of a structure.
Do I need a building permit?
Yes, a building permit is required.
Do I need sub-trade permits?
In addition to a building permit, the following sub-trade permits may be required when completing an addition.
- Electrical Permit (required if adding to or altering an electrical system)
- Plumbing Permit (required if adding to or altering a plumbing system)
- Gas Permit (required if adding or replacing a gas appliance)
Do I need a development permit?
Yes, a development permit is required if you are adding to the footprint of a structure. Please contact the Development Services Office at 780-538-0325 for more information.
Do I need a lot grading permit?
You may need a lot grading permit if the scope of the addition affects the drainage of the site.