Secondary suites provide an important form of affordable housing in the City of Grande Prairie that benefits both renters and homeowners. To develop a secondary suite within the City, Development Permitting and Inspection Services have requirements.
What is considered a Secondary Suite?
A secondary suite, also known as a basement suite, is a separate living area contained within a single detached dwelling. It functions as a self-contained accessory living unit complete with a kitchen, bathroom and a bedroom area. It may share common space with the primary residence; for example, a laundry room.