Before applying for a city development permit to rebuild an already-developed lot, a Development Permit Survey must be completed by a registered Alberta Land Surveyor. This is the first step for architects, builders, contractors, to complete an Infill construction, or major exterior renovations on an existing developed lot.
This is not to be confused with a city or municipalities development permit itself. Obtaining a Development Permit Survey is just the first step in the process before applying for a City of Calgary development permit.
New developments, construction, or renovations on your property will require a Development Permit from the municipal authority. Its important to start the DP Survey process as early as possible to avoid delaying the start of your next project.
The answer all depends on the type of renovations that is being completed. We’ve listed just a few major reasons why a Development Permit Survey is necessary, below:
With a development permit survey in place, Architects and City Planners can make sure the proposed changes fall within the city regulations and guidelines for your neighbourhood.
At Arc Surveys, getting a free quote is just a few clicks away. While more information is welcome, you can provide a Development Permit Survey Quote with as little as a single address and a brief explanation of your future project.