Planning Fees

Fees must be paid prior to commencement of application processing. All fees are paid by cheque to The City of Red Deer. No refunds will be made once an application has been accepted for processing.

Planning Department Fees (pdf)

Subdivision Applications:

Application fee for one or two lots (new titles) is $1,210 with each additional lot (new title) $240.
A Separation of Title application is $550, regardless of the number of lots (new titles) involved.

Endorsement of a Subdivision

The endorsement fee is $115 for each lot (new title) being created in a subdivision plan. Reserve lots, public utility lots, and common property within a bare land condominium are excluded from any endorsement.

Notes:

  • Any remainder portion within the subject land is considered a lot.
  • No refunds will be made once an application has been accepted for processing.

New Neighbourhood Area Structure Plans (NASP) and Industrial Area Structure Plans (IASP)

Application fee is $5,000 for each quarter section or part thereof.

Amendments to Neighbourhood Area Structure Plans (NASP), Industrial Area Structure Plans (IASP) or Area Redevelopment Plans (ARP):

Major Amendment: Application fee is $3,750

  • Amendments are considered major when proposing to change a land use, reconfigure the roads or other similar types of changes.

Minor Amendment: Application fee is $1,875

  • Amendments are considered minor when proposing to add or delete a lane or public utility lot, adding walk outs, changes to conform to a MDP or MASP, or other similar types of changes.

Amendments to a Major Area Structure Plan (MASP):

Major Amendment: Application fee is $4,000
Minor Amendment: Application fee is $1,500

Amendments to the Municipal Development Plan (MDP):

Application fee is $4,000

Amendments to the Intermunicipal Development Plan (IDP) Amendment:

Application fee is $4,000

Amendments to the Neighbourhood Planning and Design Standards or Industrial Area Planning Guidelines and Standards:

Application fee is $2,000

Amendments to the Land Use Bylaw (LUB)

Major Amendment: Application fee is $2,600

  • Amendments are considered major when no ARP, NASP, or IASP is in place or when the amendment does not conform to the existing ARP, NASP or IASP.

Minor Land Use Bylaw Amendment: Application fee is $650

  • Amendments are considered minor when they conform to the existing ARP, NASP, or IASP.

Telecommunications Applications

Application fee is $2,080

Notes regarding all fees:

  • The applicant is required to reimburse The City for any advertising for a public open house or public meeting.
  • The applicant is required to reimburse The City for any expenses related to the rental of a space for a public meeting or open house.
  • The fees include the costs of any public meeting or public hearing normal mail out. The costs of exceptionally large mail-outs shall be recovered from the applicant.
  • No refunds will be made once an application has been accepted for processing.