Contractor Zone

Everything a contractor needs to do business safely in Medicine Hat.

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Building Permits

A Building Permit will make sure that your construction project meets safety standards.

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Development Permits

Ensure that your planned project meets all requirements before you begin.

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Trade Permits

Resources and guidelines for specific skilled trades (electrical, plumbing, gas or mechanical).

Construction Standards and Specifications

Technical specifications and other documents, polices and regulations related to development projects.

Standards and Specifications

Subdivision development

How to apply for a subdivision, and manage utility connection to the land.

Subdivision development

Off-Site Levies

The City of Medicine Hat charges developers a levy that helps pay for the cost of the off-site infrastructure.

Off-Site Levies

Technical review

The Technical Coordinating Committee (TCC) is the City's primary mechanism for coordination and decision making for development review, approval and technical project coordination. The committee is a means to efficiently share and compile information across departments to support external and internal entities.

Technical review


Apply for a Business License

Anyone involved in business or development activities within the City of Medicine Hat requires a Business License.

Apply now

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Line Locates

If you are planning to dig, it is important to find out what is buried below ground.


Inspections ensure safety and compliance with all relevant bylaws and safety codes.

Bidding Opportunities

Public tenders, bids and request for proposals for the City of Medicine Hat.

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