Building Permits & Development

Development Permits

Any development within the Village requires a Development Permit.  You must obtain a Development Permit before you are able to get a Building Permit.  The first step would be to download the application from, fill it out and drop it off at the Village Office.  All applicable fees are required before a application can be considered.  If you have any questions you can contact the Village Development Officer at 403-756-3379.  The Land Use Bylaw also provides information on what is required for each of the various land use districts, permitted and discretionary uses and each type of development.

Download Development Application Form
Bylaw 415 – Land Use Bylaw

Building Permits

A Building Permit is required for all construction projects within the Village. To get a Building Permit, you’ll need the following:

  • You must have a Development Permit before obtaining a Building Permit.
  • Two sets of architectural designs, structural designs, mechanical designs and electrical drawings
  • Permit filled out and fee paid
  • Village will send the permit to Park Enterprises, who is the Village contracted safety codes provider, for the final approval with a turn around time of approximately one week.

Following approval of a Building Permit it will be issued by the Village.  All safety codes inspections are carried out by Park Enterprises, under contract with the Village.  Plumbing and Electric Permits can also be applied for at the Village Office.


All subdivisions are processed by Oldman River Regional Services Commission (ORRSC).  They are located in Lethbridge at:
3105 – 16th Avenue North
Phone: (403) 329-1344
Toll-free phone: 1-877-329-1387
Fax: (403) 327-6847

The Village of Stirling ORRSC Planner is Bonnie Brunner.  She can be contacted at the ORRSC office.  You can also contact the Village Office for information about the process.
A detailed sketch of the proposed subdivision area needs to be supplied along with the applicable fee.

Village Office

Mon. - Thu., 8 am - 4 pm