What type of work requires a permit?
The Safety Codes Act requires that all contractors and homeowners in Alberta obtain permits prior to commencing work on buildings covered by the Alberta Building and Fire Codes, the Canadian Electrical Code, the Gas Codes or the National Plumbing Code.

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1. When do I need a permit?
2. What are the benefits of obtaining a permit?
3. What type of work requires a permit?
4. Can homeowners take out electrical, plumbing or gas permits?
5. Do I need a permit to re-roof my house?