Heating Permits

You will need a heating permit for the installation of any HVAC or hydronic heating system.

Who can apply?

Only a licensed contractor, with a valid sheet metal ticket, can apply for a heating permit. If you are a contractor requiring a City of Red Deer Business Licence, please visit our Licensing page to obtain and submit your Business Licence application, and for more information.

How do I apply?

You can apply for your permit in one of the following ways:

OnlineMyPermits (fastest, easiest way to submit your application, available 24/7)

Altenatively, you can complete the Heating Permit Application Form (pdf) , and submit it by email or in person:

In person: Main floor, City Hall (4914 48 Avenue) 

What inspections will I need?

You will need at least two Safety Codes inspections during the course of your heating installation:

  1. A rough-in inspection before concealing any work
  2. A final inspection when all equipment and controls are installed and operational

You will be required to correct all deficiencies. Re-inspection fees or other penalties may apply.

How do I schedule an inspection?

*Inspections must be scheduled by 3:00PM to book for the following business day. 


Phone: 403-342-8190
Email: inspections@reddeer.ca 
In person: Main floor of City Hall, 4914 48 Avenue

Due to COVID-19 regulations, limited staff are available in person.

City Hall is open between 8:00AM and 4:30PM, Monday to FridayClosed weekends and statutory holidays.