Permits and Inspections

Can't find what you're looking for or need more information? Call Inspections & Licensing at 403-342-8190 or visit us on the third floor of City Hall between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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Occupancy Permits

An occupancy permit is required when a business is operating from a commercial or industrial location.

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Sign Permits

A development permit is required to construct a new or replace an existing sign unless specified as exempt in the Land Use Bylaw.

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Special Event Permits

You’ll need a special event permit if you plan on hosting an event on City property.

Scheduling Inspections

All building permits require an inspection by one of The City’s Safety Codes Officers. Find out when you need an inspection and how to schedule one.

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MyPermits

Already know what you need? Go directly to MyPermits and fill out your application.

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MyInspections

Need to schedule an inspection? Launch MyInspections now.

Why Obtain a Permit?

​When is a permit required? Find out how to determine when a permit is required for your construction projects.

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Monthly Building Permits

Monthly Building Statistics show a breakdown of the estimated project construction values, including the number and value of permits issued.

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Contact Us

Need more information? Call, email or visit us in person at City Hall.

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Change your Mailing Address

If your mailing address has changed, report the change to the appropriate City of Red Deer department(s).

For permit fees and charges refer to our Development Permit Fee bylaw and our Safety Codes Permit bylaw on our Bylaws page.

News & Notices

Temporary road closures for railway...

September 21, 2017

CN Rail will be removing track and ties from railway crossings on two Red Deer streets next week; portions of 46A Avenue and 77 Street will each close for two days.

Traffic delays at 19 St. & Taylor Dr.

September 21, 2017

Construction at the 19 Street and Taylor Drive intersection will cause major delays this Sunday while traffic lights are removed and repositioned for the new intersection.