Some development, permit, licensing, and construction and inspection services are still operating at adjusted levels.

Processing time estimates apply only to Building Permit applications and inspections.

For Development Permit application processing times, call 311 or 780-442-5311 (Outside Edmonton).

This web page is refreshed daily at 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM. Data is updated daily or weekly, as indicated below.

Home Improvement Permits

Processing time estimates are updated weekly.
Simple Applications
Includes:
- Decks: single platforms in back yards less than 6 feet high
- Detached garage: standard designs for single detached houses, less than 55 square meters in building area
- Demolition: simple projects with asbestos clearance and gas disconnected
Applications in this queue will be assigned for review in approximately:
Currently reviewing applications received by:
Complex Applications
Includes:
- Interior and exterior alterations including basement renovations
- Secondary suites
- Complex decks, detached garages and demolitions
- Additions
- Others (hot tubs, sheds, gazebos, fireplaces, etc.)
Applications placed in the Building Permit plan review queue today will be assigned in approximately:
Currently assigning applications placed in the Building Permit plan review queue by:

Residential Construction

Processing time estimates are updated weekly.
Single Detached House
Applications placed in the Building Permit plan review queue today will be assigned in approximately:
Currently assigning applications placed in the Building Permit plan review queue by:
Semi-Detached House
Applications placed in the Building Permit plan review queue today will be assigned in approximately:
Currently assigning applications placed in the Building Permit plan review queue by:
Row House and Duplex
Applications placed in the Building Permit plan review queue today will be assigned in approximately:
Currently assigning applications placed in the Building Permit plan review queue by:

Commercial Buildings

Processing time estimates are updated weekly.
Building Permit Application Intake Screening
Applications in the application intake screening queue will be screened in approximately:

Intake screening checks to ensure applications are complete and meet minimum application requirements. If approved, the application is then passed to the Development Permit Restamp stage.

Development Permit Restamp for Building Plans

Restamping confirms the proposed building plans comply with the approved Development Permit and the regulations of the Zoning Bylaw.

Restamping can take up to 15 days to process depending on complexity of the application.

If approved, the application is then passed to the building permit review stage.

 
Building Permit Application Review
Applications placed in the building permit plans review queue today will be assigned to a plans examiner for review in approximately:

Once assigned, time needed to complete reviews varies depending on the complexity of the application.

Currently assigning applications placed in the queue by:

Safety Codes Inspections

Processing estimates are updated daily on business days.

"0 business day(s) from the request date" means inspections are being conducted on the day requested.
"1 business day(s) from the request date" means inspections are being conducted the day following the day requested.
Inspections will be scheduled 1 - 5 days from the date of request.

Building
Inspections now being scheduled approximatey:
from request date
Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC)
Inspections now being scheduled approximately:
from request date
Electrical
Inspections now being scheduled approximately:
from request date
Plumbing & Gas
Inspections now being scheduled approximately:
from request date