Development Permit Application Forms
- Notice of Development or Stop Order Appeal
- Notice of Subdivision Appeal
- Request for Environmental Site Inquiry
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 does not provide Building Permits.
To obtain a building permit, contact these agencies authorized by the Alberta Safety Codes Authority to issue building permits and provide compliance monitoring in non-accredited municipalities.
Prior to contacting any of the following, have your rural address and legal land location available.
Authorized Building Permit and Compliance Monitoring 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 Canadian Safety Consulting 780-897-1998
email@example.com Yes No No No 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
General Information for Building and Private Sewage Development:
Municipal Affairs Safety Service
Electric, Gas, Communications, & One-Call Contacts:
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.
Appeals to the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB) can be made by any person who feels they are adversely affected by a proposed development decision or order.