Basement Development

Basement Development

You will need a building permit for most basement development such as adding rooms, finishing washrooms, etc.

For basement suites (most developments with a kitchen or designed for renters/separate access), please see accessory dwelling unit


The permit requirements for a basement development:

  • Completed building permit application
  • Map/drawing of proposed and existing rooms
  • Room uses and dimensions
  • Structural changes details, if any
  • Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors locations
  • Door locations and swings
  • Window locations and sizes

Additional permits to complete your project, like plumbing, gas and electrical, may be required.

Email us, ask a question or apply in person:

Planning and Development Services
9613-100 Street,
Morinville, Alberta
T8R 1L9
Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Phone:  780-939-8275