View our list of fees for services within the Town of Stony Plain.

Appeals to the Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB)
Subdivision $300.00
Stop order $500.00
Development permit – Low density residential $100.00
Development permit - High density, commercial, industrial, community services, comprehensive site, future development $500.00
Sign permits – Billboard or electronic $300.00
Sign permits – Freestanding, portable, etc. $200.00
Business license
Retail, services or contractor business
Resident – Retail/Services1 $100.00
Resident – Contractor1  $100.00
Non-Resident – Retail/Services1  $200.00 
Non-Resident – Contractor1  $350.00 
Home based business
Home Based Business1 $50.00 
Peddler or hawker
Daily $25.00
Annual resident business $100.00
Annual non-resident business  $325.00
Special service
Auto Wrecker or Salvage Yard            $1,500.00
Boxing or Wrestling Promoter  $1,500.00 
Carnival or Circus  $500.00
Christmas Tree Sales  $50.00 
Escort or Dating Service

$1,500.00

Ice Cream Vendor – Mobile or Temporary $125.00 
Massage Parlor  $1,500.00 
1. Any business commencing operation on or after September 1 of each year and carrying on or operating for any part of the remainder of the year shall be assessed a business license fee equivalent to one half the normal annual business license fee for that year.
Building permits

The fee for each permit shall be payable upon receipt of the permit application. Each building permit is subject to a 4% Safety Code Levy fee.  The minimum Safety Code Levy fee on a building permit is $4.50 to a maximum of $560.00.

 

Single family dwelling & semi detached
Minimum permit fee $100.00
New construction & additions $5.00/m2
Basement development & renovations $2.50/m2
Walk-out basement development & secondary suites $4.00/m2
Foundations or footing only $2.50/m2
Accessory buildings - Attached & detached $3.00/m2
Re-inspection fee (residential) $100.00/hr min.
Multi-family dwellings/Commercial/Industrial/Community Services & institutional
Minimum permit fee $500.00
New construction & additions $5.00/m2
Basement & other finished areas (incl. parkades) $2.50/m2
Foundations or footings only $2.50/m2
Accessory buildings $3.00/m2
Renovations and/or tenant improvements $5.00/m2
Demising wall $250.00
Re-inspection fee (min.) $250.00/hr min.
Misc. Building permit fees
Swimming pools (in ground) $100.00
Hot tubs or portable pools $100.00
Decks or wheelchair ramp, etc. $100.00
HVAC installation  $100.00
Wood stove or fireplace  $100.00
Manufactured home - New $200.00 
Temporary structures (event tents, etc.)  $100.00
Change of use $250.00
Water / sewer installation report (PW) $50.00
Safety codes consultation
Safety codes consultation services $150.00/hr min.
Building permit re-inspection (residential) $100.00/hr min. 
Building permit re-inspection (multi-family, commercial, institutional, community services) $250.00/hr min. 
Building permit revision & extension   50% of BP fee 
Penalty for beginning construction without permits 100% of BP fee
Relocation/demolition permit
Residential $200.00
Non-residential (commercial/industrial/institutional) $500.00
Contractor water
Residential, single family $55.00/month
Residential, multi-family

$55.00/month 1st unit - $27.50 each additional unit

Commercial, industrial, institutional $82.50/month

 

Bylaw applications or amendments

Application fee for new or major amendment to Statutory Plans (includes Municipal Development Plans, Area Structure Plans and Area Redevelopment Plans)

*non-refundable if unsuccessful*
$4000.00

Application fee for minor amendments to Statutory Plans or new or amendment to Non-Statutory Plans (includes Land Use Bylaw Amendments, road closures, changes to reserve lands, etc.)

$3000.00
Re-submission fee or revision fee              25% of original fee
Compliance reports
Residential (completed within 5-7 business days) $150.00
High density, comprehensive sites, commercial, industrial, community services $250.00
Revised compliance – Within six months of original compliance $75.00
Rush service – All land uses (completed within 3 business days) Double the regular fee
Development agreements and other agreements
Major development agreement (generally for subdivision applications) $5,000.00
Minor development agreement (generally for development permit applications) $3,000.00

Other agreements (easements, assignments, encroachments, etc.) and amending agreements

$2,000.00
Development permits 

Development permit extensions and revisions are 100% of the original development permit fee to a max. of $5000.00. The penalty for starting development prior to approval of permits is 100% of the original development permit fee. 

New construction

Permitted use

Discretionary use / Relaxation

Single detached & semi-detached dwellings $150.00 $250.00
Multi-family or high density - Per unit $100.00 $150.00
Commercial, industrial, community services (includes additions) min. $300.00

$250.00 + $1.00/m2 

Additional $100.00

Miscellaneous

   
Misc. Residential - Decks, additions, accessory buildings, home occupations, etc. $75.00 $125.00
Misc. Commercial, industrial, institutional, community services - Decks, accessory buildings, etc. $125.00 $225.00
Preliminary development permit – non-refundable $500.00  
External agency applications and referrals (provincial and federal agencies) $500.00  
Change of use $225.00  
Excavation, clearing, filling of vacant lots $500.00  
Signage (all signs other than billboards & electronic message boards) $100.00 $200.00
Signage (billboards > 10 m2, electronic message board) $200.00 $300.00

 

Sign impound & storage
Pickup & impoundment of portable signs (or signs similar or larger in size)            $100.00
Pickup & impoundment of A frame signs (or signs similar in size)               $30.00
Per day storage fees for portable signs (or similar or larger in size) $20.00
Engineering permits / Drawings / Inspections

Major development agreement (generally for subdivision applications) 

$5000.00

Major engineering drawing review and CCC and FAC inspections (includes underground, surface and landscaping with one initial inspection and follow up inspection per CCC and FAC)

$2,000.00

Minor development agreement (generally for development permit applications)

$3000.00

Minor engineering drawing review and CCC and FAC inspections (includes one inspection per CCC and FAC as required)

$1,000.00

Additional CCC and FAC Inspections

 $500.00

Other agreements (easements, assignments, encroachments, etc.) or amending agreements

$2000.00

Engineering permits

Boulevard crossing (driveways) 

$100.00

Boulevard crossing (driveway widening)

$50.00

Utility installation or street occupancy road closure

$100.00

Utility connection permit

$100.00

Road/haul agreement

$250.00

Subdivisions
Subdivision and bareland condominium fees  
Base Per application  $500.00
Additional application fee for approvals per Lot or bare land condominium unit (includes remnant parcels and common property; excludes reserve and public utility lots)

$300.00/lot or unit

Additional application fee for approvals per condominium Unit (for condominium conversions)

$40.00/unit

Re-submission/revision fee 25% of original fee
Subdivision endorsement extension request fee             $250.00 per lot or unit (max. $1000.00)
Base endorsement application $300.00
Additional application fee for endorsements per lot or bare land condominium unit (includes remnant parcels and common property; excludes municipal reserve and public utility lots)Per lot $200.00

Additional application fee for endorsements per condominium unit (for condominium conversions)

$40.00/unit or lot

Other Fees 

Capital recreation contribution
Per single family dwelling unit $875.00 per unit
Per duplex dwelling unit $875.00 per unit
Per unit for multiple dwelling $525.00 per unit
Per unit for affordable or seniors housing $300.00 per unit
Development charges (Offsite levies)
Bylaw 2594/D&P/18 (per catchment area)
Development agreement security
Initial security 50% of the construction cost for local improvements
Security required when associated with a subdivision application where the subdivision plan is to be endorsed prior to both underground and surface Construction Completion Certificates being issued  125% of the construction costs for local improvements not certified (including shallow utilities) + 25% construction costs for local improvements certified 
Remaining security when associated with a subdivision application after both underground and surface Construction Completion Certificates are issued  100% of the construction costs for local improvements not certified + 25% construction costs for local improvements certified 
Remaining security when associated with a subdivision application after both underground and surface Final Acceptance Certificates are issued and the landscaping Construction Completion Certificate is issued 100% of the construction costs for landscaping local improvements (includes 2-year maintenance)
Security when associated with a subdivision application after all Final Acceptance Certificates are issued and there are no outstanding obligations under the development agreement  None
Remaining security when associated with a development permit application or select local improvement after all Construction Completion Certificates are issued  25% construction costs for local improvements certified
Remaining security when associated with a development permit application or select local improvement after all Final Acceptance Certificates are issued and there are no outstanding obligations under the development agreement  None
Development security deposits

Commercial, Industrial, Institutional, Community Services & High Density Developments $10,000.00
Clearing, excavation, filling and grading of vacant lot for high density, comprehensive site, commercial, institutional, industrial (in-fill lot)       $10,000.00
Clearing, excavation, filling and grading of vacant lot for agricultural, future development or pre-subdivision of a parcel

$10,000.00 plus $2,500.00/ha
to maximum of $100,000.00

 

Environmental & parcel assessment information requests 
Environment / Parcel Assessment Correspondence / Parcel Information Request  $200.00/per
parcel
District and land use confirmation letter $100.00
Land title transactions
Caveats – Discharges or Postponements (single request) $75.00, plus Land Title fees
Discharge of caveats for development agreements or other instruments $100.00, plus Land Title fees
Land Title searches and copies of instruments Fees charged to the Town by Land Titles
Planning documents (GST may be applicable) 
Land Use Bylaw $100.00
Municipal Development Plan $50.00
Municipal Development Standards $40.00
Area Structure Plan $20.00
Street map or land use map $10.00
Postage & Handling (for mail outs) $5.00
Digital map administration fee $20.00
Digital map fee – per parcel $5.00
Trail Master Plan $40.00

Refunds

Bylaw and subdivision applications (includes condominiums) 
Application status Bylaw application Subdivision application
Application received and no work done Full refund Full refund
Application under review by Town Administration 25% hold back 25% hold back
 A greater refund may be applied at the discretion of the Planning Manager
Permit fees
 
Application status Development permit Building permit Gas, electrical, plumbing and private sewage disposal system
Submitted (unprocessed) Full refund Full refund Full refund
Preliminary review
started
No refund N/A N/A
Permit number assigned and under review 50% Minimum permit fee holdback and safety code levy N/A
Review completed and
permit issued and/or in appeal period
No refund Minimum permit fee
holdback and safety code levy

$100.00 and safety code levy holdback, no refunds if permit is under $100.00

Inspections started No refund No refund No refund
Permit expired (no
inspections)
No refund No refund No refund
Permit extension requests (if refused) Full refund of
extension fee only
Full refund of
extension fee only
Full refund of
extension fee only

 

A greater refund may be applied at the discretion of the Planning Manager