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Development Fees

Contact - Planning
Phone: 403-507-4804

Current to May 18, 2017
Development & Building Permits Development Permits $1.20 per $1000 of construction/project costs with a minimum fee of $100
Building Permits Manufactured Home with attached garage $180.00
Building Permits Manufactured Home without attached garage $90.00
Building Permits all other projects $6.00 per $1000 of project costs for projects up to $1,000,000 in value, then $4.20 per $1000 of project value over $1,000,000, with a minimum fee of $90.00
Safety Codes Council fee As levied by Safety Codes Council
Development Security New residential single-family dwelling $2000
Garages and residential additions $1000.00
Garden/Utility sheds no Security required unless threat of property damage
All other construction projects 10% of construction/project costs
Planning Documents Land Use Bylaw hard copy $35 each
All other Bylaws or Planning documents hard copy 35¢ per 8½" x 11" single-sided page
$2.00 per 11" x 17" single-sided page
Planning documents digital copy municipal cost plus 15% administration fee with min. fee of $20.00
Maps 36" x 36" hard copy $20.00 each
Maps Subdivision Plan hard or digital copy municipal cost plus 15% administration fee with min. fee of $20.00
Servicing Agreements & Connections Encroachment Agreements involving residential Fencing with the municipality $240.00 plus legal costs
All other Encroachment Agreements with the municipality $480.00 plus legal costs
New connection to municipal underground main (water, sanitary or storm) $1200.00 per service connection plus a Security Deposit equal to the service trunk prevailing Fair Market Value of that portion of construction that is on municipal lands
Business License Fees (Per Calendar Year) Resident Business $100.00
Non-Resident Business $200.00
Temporary Business Licenses (for 4 consecutive weeks or less):
Resident Business $25.00
Non-Resident Business $50.00
Other Fees Subdivision or Development Appeal $240.00
Variance Application $120.00
Home Occupation Application $100.00 (a Business License is also required)
Property Compliance Letter $100.00

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