Development Permits

Development means:
  • An excavation or stockpile and the creation of either of them
  • A building or an addition to, or replacement or repair of a building and the construction or placing in, on, over or under land of any of them
  • A change of use of land or a building or an act done in relation to land or a building that results in or is likely to result in a change in the use of the land or building
  • A change in the intensity o f use of land or a building or an act done in relation to land or a building that results in or is likely to result in a change in the intensity of use of the land or building
Any structure constructed in Cochrane needs an approved development permit before work can start. Applications for permits must include detailed information about the building and its connections to town services and utilities. Must comply with the LUB. Please read the Development Permit  Brochure for more information.

Development Permit Templates