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Development Permits

What is the Development Permit Process?

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What is a development permit?

A development permit is written approval granted by the Town of Sylvan Lake indicating that a development complies with the Town’s regulations as outlined in the Land Use Bylaw.

When is a development permit required?

If you are planning to construct a new building, add onto or renovate an existing building, demolish an existing building, change the use of a building, or put up a sign, you may require a development permit.

How do I apply for a development permit?

Permits can be applied for at the Planning and Development Department at the Town Office. You will need to have:
  • A completed development permit application form;
  • The applicable fees; and
  • Two sets of plans for residential development; or
  • Three sets of plans for commercial or industrial development.
The plans must include a site plan, building floor plan, building elevations, landscaping and parking details.

For more information:

For questions related to development permits or the application process contact the Planning and Development Department at (403) 887-2141.


Building Permits

What is a building permit?

A building permit is written approval granted by the Town of Sylvan Lake indicating that a development complies with the Building Code. All building permits are reviewed by a licensed Safety Codes Inspector.

When is a building permit required?

A building permit is required for the construction, addition, renovation or demolition of a building. A permit is also required for the change of use or occupancy of a building.

How do I apply for a building permit?

Building permits can be applied for at the Planning and Development Department at the Town Office. All building permits are reviewed by Superior Safety Codes Inc. You will need to submit:
  • A completed building permit application form; and
  • Two sets of plans for residential, commercial and industrial developments.
  • The plans must include a detailed site plan, building floor plans, and building elevations.
For more information:

All building permits for the Town of Sylvan Lake are reviewed by Superior Safety Codes Inc. For detailed questions regarding building code or construction please contact one of their building inspectors at (403) 358-5545.

For questions related to the building permit application process contact the Planning and Development Department at (403) 887-2141.

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