Development Permit Forms
- Notice of Development or Stop Order Appeal
- Notice of Subdivision Appeal
- Request for Environmental Site Inquiry
- Subdivision Application Form
Residential Development Permit Application $75.00 Residential Development without a Permit DOUBLE THE FEE Commercial/Industrial/Other Development Permit Application $200.00 Commercial Development without a Permit DOUBLE THE FEE Commercial Development Permit Application
Home-Based Business (Home Occupation)
$75.00 Commercial Home-Based Business without a Permit DOUBLE THE FEE Amendment to Land Use Bylaw $400.00 Compliance Letter
No site inspection required (Real Property Report provided)
Where site inspection is required
Development Appeals $300.00 Road Closures Application
Permit Renewals (Extensions) No charge Rural Address Sign-Where the property does not have a Rural Address Sign and requires a Rural Address Sign by Bylaw $90.00 per sign, in addition to any other Fee required by this or other bylaw Rural Address Sign-Where the property does not have a Rural Address Sign and the landowner requests installation of Rural Address Sign, even though a sign is not required by Bylaw $90.00 per sign
Application Base Fee $425.00 Application Fee per newly created lot $50.00 Endorsement fee per lot prior to registration $50.00 Subdivision Approval Extension $150.00 Subdivision Appeals $300.00 Rural Address Sign-Where Subdivision Plan Sign (2.5m x 1.2m) required by Bylaw $3000.00 per sign in addition to all other fees required, payable at endorsement stage Rural Address Sign-Where Subdivision Lot Sign required by Bylaw (1 sign required per lot created, including residual) $45.00 per sign in addition to all other fees required, payable at endorsement stage Rural Address Sign-Where Small Subdivision Sign required by Bylaw $425.00 per sign in addition to all other fees required payable at endorsement stage
Other Application Fees
Application to adopt an Area Structure Plan $1,500.00 – 50% refund will be provided if item does not progress to 1st reading Application to adopt Conceptual Plan $1,000.00 – 50% refund will be provided if item does not progress to 1st reading Application to Amend Statutory Plan $400.00
Yellowhead County is not an accredited agency and does not provide Building Permits. To obtain a building permit, contact an agency authorized by the Alberta Safety Codes Authority to issue building permits and provide compliance monitoring in non-accredited municipalities.
Building Permit Agencies
Agencies authorized by the Alberta Safety Codes Authority to issue permits and provide Compliance Monitoring in non-accredited municipalities
Agency_Name Phone_Number Fax/Email Building Permits Electrical Permits Gas Permits Plumbing Permits IJD Inspections Ltd. 403-346-6533
Yes Yes Yes Yes Superior Safety Codes Inc. (Edmonton) 780-489-4777
Yes Yes Yes Yes The Inspections Group Inc. 780-454-5048
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Information for Private Sewage
Municipal Affairs Safety Service
Electric, Gas, Communications, & One-Call:
For electrical service to most properties in Yellowhead County, contact Fortis Alberta at 310-WIRE (9473). If you have a rural property at the east end of the County, your property may be serviced by EQUS. Their phone number is 1-888-627-4011.
For natural gas service to properties located from Range 13 and west, contact Yellowhead Gas Co-op at 780-723-4214; from Range 12 and east, contact TRL Gas Co-op at 780-727-3732. For the Hamlets, you should contact ATCO Gas at 1-780-542-7448 (Drayton Valley).
For landline telephone connection call TELUS at 310-2255 (residential use) or 310-3100 (commercial use).
Contact Alberta One-Call at 1-800-242-3447 with regard to the location of underground facilities.