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).

Permit Fees and Charges

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

News & Notices

Overnight shelter to be considered by...

December 5, 2017

With Safe Harbour Society securing provincial funding to provide overnight shelter service at the location of the existing daytime warming centre (5256 53 Avenue).

City tests its emergency plan

December 5, 2017

Some City facilities might be busier than normal when The City puts its emergency plans to the test as part of an emergency response exercise on December 6, 2017.

City reacts to the location for...

December 4, 2017

In reacting to the Provincial initiative for supervised consumption services, City Council considered the where and how of supervised consumption services at a special council meeting tonight.