Swimming Pools

Do I need a permit for a swimming pool?

Yes, in ground pools require both a development permit [PDF - 945 KB] and one of the following to be completed:

As well, a building permit [PDF - 188 KB] is required to ensure construction meets the Alberta Building Code.

Gas permits are required to install or modify all gas fired swimming pool heaters. Electrical work on any private pool installations requires an electrical permit. 

Alberta Municipal Affairs provides a list of  safety tips  to consider when installing or constructing private swimming pools, hot tubs and spas.