Planning and Development Library

This document library is intended for professionals who know which forms they need for a particular job or situation. Please download a new document each time you need one to be sure you have the current version.

Building permit forms and checklists
Commercial and industrial

Building permit application (commercial/industrial) (PDF)

Commercial sidewalk patio/café checklist (PDF)

Demolition permit application (PDF)

Demolition permit checklist (PDF)

Electrical permit application (PDF)

Exterior wall claddings form (PDF)

Gas permit application (PDF)

Interior renovations checklist (commercial/industrial) (PDF)

Mechanical (HVAC) permit application (PDF)

New building checklist (commercial/industrial, requiring professional involvement) (PDF)

New building checklist (commercial/industrial, not requiring professional involvement) (PDF)

Occupancy permit application (PDF)

Plumbing permit application (PDF)

Tent occupancy permit application (PDF)

Water/sewer service permit application (PDF)


Alterations to windows/walls checklist (PDF)

Basement development/alteration checklist (PDF)

Carport conversion to attached garage checklist (PDF)

Covered/uncovered deck checklist (PDF)

Covered/unheated deck enclosure checklist (PDF)

Demolition permit application (PDF)

Demolition permit checklist (PDF)

Detached garage or shed checklist (PDF)

Exterior hot tub checklist (PDF)

Exterior wall claddings form (PDF)

Fast track permit application (new houses, must be submitted using ePermit) (PDF)

Homeowner trade waiver (PDF)

Homeowner waiver - electrical (PDF)

Homeowner waiver - gas (PDF)

Homeowner waiver - mechanical/HVAC (PDF)

Homeowner waiver - plumbing (PDF)

Manufactured home placement checklist (PDF)

Patio roof/carport roof checklist (PDF)

Residential building permit application (PDF)

Residential checklist - new construction/additions (2021) (PDF)

Retaining wall checklist (PDF)

Solar panels (roof-mounted) checklist (PDF)

Solid fuel-burning fireplace/stove checklist (PDF)

Swimming pool (above ground or in-ground) checklist (PDF)

Walkout addition/basement entry checklist (PDF)

Additional information

Building codes (National Research Council of Canada publications archive)(PDF)

Effective R calculator for walls (CWC) (PDF)

Energy efficiency requirements (9.36 user guide) (PDF)

Homeowner permits and electrical wiring guide (PDF)

Landowner consent form for building permit (PDF)

Mobile cooking operation permit application (PDF)

Mobile cooking operation checklist (PDF)

NECB project summary form (PDF)

Tools/online calculators for new buildings (PDF)

Ventilation compliance form (9.32 & 9.33) (PDF)


For 2017 NECB compliance checklists, contact

Business license forms and checklists

Business license application (PDF)

Home occupation permit application (PDF)

List of conditions for contractors, tradespersons and handypersons (PDF)

Mobile food vendor conditions (PDF)

Taxi driver application/renewal form (PDF)

Development permit forms and checklists
Abandoned wells

Abandoned wells confirmation form (PDF)

Developing near abandoned wells (Directive 079) (PDF)

Interactive map of abandoned wells in Alberta (Alberta Energy Regulator) (PDF)

Commercial and industrial

Change of use checklist - cannabis retail store (PDF)

Change of use checklist - commercial/industrial (PDF)

Development permit application - commercial/industrial (PDF)

New commercial developments checklist (PDF)

New industrial developments checklist (PDF)

Outdoor patio checklist - in-road right-of-way (PDF)

Outdoor patio checklist - private property and in-road right-of-way (PDF)

Outdoor patio checklist - private property only (PDF)

Portable sign application (PDF)

Sign checklist - commercial/industrial (PDF)

Site contamination statement (PDF)

Telecommunications tower application (PDF)

Historic/Heritage resources

Apply to designate a historic resource (PDF)

Apply to renovate/alter a historic resource (PDF)

Heritage resources policy (PDF)


Compliance certificate request form (PDF)

Decks application (covered, enclosed) (PDF)

Garage application (detached, residential) (PDF)

Driveway permit application (PDF)

House or duplex application (greenfield area) (PDF)

House or duplex application (infill area) (PDF)

Low-density residential drawing requirements (PDF)

Multi-unit residential development checklist (PDF)

Swimming pool application (residential, permanent) (PDF)

Additional information

Application to amend Land Use Bylaw (DOC)

Condominium conversion checklist/application for condominium certificate (PDF)

Developer contact information (PDF)

Encroachment appeal form (PDF)

Encroachment policy (PDF)

Landowner consent form for development permits (PDF)

Map of flood hazard areas in Medicine Hat (PDF)

Municipal facility and street naming requirements/application form (PDF)

Subdivision and development appeal form (DOC)

Subdivision application form (PDF)

Subdivision application requirements (PDF)

Voluntary waiver of claims (PDF)

Planning and development fees and charges

Fees and charges

Approved planning and development fees for 2021-2022.

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