Applying for a Secondary Suite

​​ ​​​​ Check out Process Here: Calgary Secondary Suites What is a secondary suite? Secondary Suites are self-contained living spaces located within a single-detached home or backyard. They have a separate entrance and an independent cooking, sleeping, and bath area. Suites can be located within a single-detached home, or in a backyard as a garden or garage suite. All legal and safe secondary suites require a parking space on the property and amenity such as a small green space or balcony for residents to enjoy. Types of Secondary Suites Before developing a secondary suite or bringing an existing suite up to code, you will first need to find out if secondary suites are allowed in

How to check if a secondary suite in Calgary is legal

CALGARY – The City of Calgary has made it simple for residents to figure out if secondary suites in their community are legal or not. On Monday, officials announced the launch of a new secondary suite registry program which includes an online, searchable registry. The tool allows Calgarians to enter an address or community to find verified suites. “Registered secondary suite owners also receive a registered sticker that can be used to promote their suite to current and future residents,” said Cliff De Jong with the City of Calgary in a news release. “The individually numbered sticker corresponds to the suite’s address, which can be verified online.” “Alberta’s building code requirements for

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