Find information about the permits and inspections to build a new home or add on to your existing home in Red Deer.
Residential Permits and Applications
These Safety Tips brochures will help you understand when you need a permit. Whether you're building a deck or a swimming pool, help do your part in keeping Alberta safe by checking out the information in these brochures.
Business Licensing for Contractors will be required. Visit our Licences section for more details.
Are you finishing your basement or planning home renovations? Find out what permits and inspections you need.
Building a garage or shed? Find out what permits and inspections you'll need.
Find out if your deck plans will require you to have a permit and inspections.
Good news! You don’t need a permit to build a fence but we do have some guidelines that you’ll need to follow.
Secondary suites are allowed on a discretionary basis in Red Deer. You’ll need a development permit for the use of a secondary suite in a new or existing home.
You’ll need a building permit and an electrical permit to place a hot tub on your property. Find out more...
Learn about permits that you need to place a new mobile home or relocate an existing mobile on a lot within the City of Red Deer.
If electrical wiring exists and you are replacing existing fixtures an electrical permit is not required. For any alterations or new wiring, a permit is required.
You will need a heating permit for the installation of any HVAC or hydronic heating system.
If plumbing exists and you are replacing fixtures, a plumbing permit is not required. For any alterations or new plumbing, a permit is required.
You will need a gas permit for any gasfitting work.
You will require a fireplace installation permit for the installation of any gas or solid fuel burning fireplace.
A service connection permit regulates the installation of service connection pipes from the municipal system to the property line as well as the installation of water meters.
You'll need a private sewage disposal system permit if you plan to have a private sewer. Learn more...
Planning to install a photovoltaic solar system? Find out what permits and inspections you need.