You will need several permits to construct a new commercial or industrial building. Learn more.
Commercial/Industrial Permits & Applications
These Safety Tips brochures from the Safety Codes Council website 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.
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You will need several permits for interior/exterior renovations or alterations, tenant improvements, change of use or occupancy to a commercial or industrial building.
A change of use is when a commercial space is changing from one business to another and each have a different classification within the Land Use Bylaw and Safety Codes Act.
A permit is required for any electrical work being done in a commercial/industrial building.
You will need a heating permit (HVAC) if you are installing a furnace, HRV, air conditioning, roof top unit or hydronic heating.
If plumbing exists and you are replacing or attaching fixtures, a plumbing permit is not required. For any alterations or new plumbing, a permit is required.
You will require a gas permit to do any gas fitting work in a commercial or industrial building.
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...
A Mobile Cooking Operation (MCO) permit is required when a business is operating from a mobile business unit, such as a food truck.
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