Who can apply?
An owner, developer, contractor or anyone authorized to do so on behalf of the owner of the property can apply. If you are not the owner of the property, you will need a Letter of Authorization (pdf) .
How do I apply?
Fill out and submit your application and the required documents (listed on page 2 of the development application) by visiting Inspections & Licensing on the third floor of City Hall (4914 - 48 Avenue) between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
- If the residential dwelling you are planning to build is three units or less, fill out a Development Permit - Residential (pdf) and a Letter of Intent (pdf) .
- If the residential dwelling you are planning to build will be a Show Home, fill out a Development Permit - Show Homes (pdf) .
When your application has been received, you will get an email directing you to your MyCity account for payment.
What else should I know?
Development approval can take up to six weeks to process. You may submit your building permit application at the same time as your development permit application.
If your application is denied, you may appeal the decision or its conditions to the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board within 14 days.