Demolition & Removal of Building Permits

Do you plan to demolish a building? You will need a demolition permit and a development permit.

    

Development Permits
The first step of any project is to obtain development approval

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?

Determine what type of building you are demolishing and select the appropriate type found in the Required Forms section below. Complete the form and submit your 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.

When your application has been received, you will get an email directing you to your MyCity account for payment.

Required Forms

What else should I know?

Development approval can take up to six weeks to process. If your application is denied, you may appeal the decision or its conditions to the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board within 14 days.

Demolition Permit
You will need a permit to demolish a building

Who can apply?

An owner, 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 to submit a Letter of Authorization (pdf)

How do I apply?

You must fill out a paper application and submit it in person on the third floor of City Hall between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or email it to inspections@reddeer.ca.

Required Forms

What inspections will I need?

You will need a site safety inspection before you begin demolition.

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

How do I schedule an inspection?

  • Online using MyInspections
  • Call 403-342-8190 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. 
Removing a Building Permit
You will need a permit to remove a building

Who can apply?

An owner, 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 to submit a Letter of Authorization (pdf)

How do I apply?

You must fill out a paper application and submit it in person on the third floor of City Hall between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or email it to inspections@reddeer.ca.

Required Forms

Moving Permit Application (pdf)

What inspections will I need?

You will need a site safety inspection before you remove the building.

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

How do I schedule an inspection?

  • Online using MyInspections
  • Call 403-342-8190 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. 

For 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.