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Building & Development

Building & Development Permits

You require permits from the City of Meadow Lake if you wish to construct, demolish, build an addition or renovate buildings or make changes to the use of the property. City of Meadow Lake staff to review your plans to ensure that they comply with all current zoning, building codes, bylaws and other applicable regulations.

Either you, your contractor or your builder may apply for permits. However property owners are responsible for complying with all zoning, development and building requirements.

This flow chart gives an overview of the permit application process: Permit Application Process

Bylaws & Policies

The following bylaws and policies set out the rules, regulations and fees for construction, excavation, buildings, and development within City limits. 

Building Bylaw #17/2015

Excavating and Backfill Bylaw #12/2013

Zoning & Official Community Plan Information

Planning, Development & Land Use Policies (click the link and scroll to section 6)

Fire Recovery - Required Permits and Inspections

If your property is involved in a fire, there is follow up action that needs to be taken. Your property will need to be assessed by a City Building Official to determine what repairs are required to make the building safe again. If it poses a health or safety risk, the City may also require that the building be demolished. More information about what may happen if your property is involved in a fire is available in this document: After a Fire