Fireplaces, Stoves & Heaters

A building permit is required before the installation of all fireplaces, inserts, stoves, or wood-burning appliances (solid fuel-fired). Gas-fired appliances require a gas permit.

Application Procedure

  • Submit a drawing showing the intended location of the appliance within the building.
  • Provide a copy of the manufacturers' specifications showing the name, model number and third party testing agency.
  • Complete a building permit application for wood-burning appliances or
  • Complete a gas permit application form for gas-fired appliances.

For more information on the required drawings and application process, please refer to:

Fireplaces, Inserts, Stoves and Space Heaters Brochure

Building Permits & Forms

To receive a timely decision on your application, please ensure that your application is clear, legible and accurate. If any part of your application is missing, unreadable or inaccurate, your application will be deemed incomplete, and a decision will not be rendered.

Where to Apply

Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Permit payment may be made by cash, personal cheque, credit card or debit card. For more information, call 780-459-1654.

Other Required Permits

For Plumbing, Gas and Electrical Permits call 780-459-1654. For further information regarding permit applications and the Alberta building regulations, please contact Building Inspection Services at 780-418-6601.

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Last edited: May 12, 2020