Installing New Sanitary, Storm & Water Services

As per The City of Red Deer Utility Bylaw 3606/2018 (pdf) , anyone wishing to remove or install new sanitary, storm or water services on a lot in Red Deer, must apply and gain approval from the Engineering Services department at (403-342-8158). Applications can be initiated over the phone or by email. Final application signature and payment must be made in person at city hall. These applications can include the following:

  • New residential, industrial or commercial sanitary, storm and water service
  • Water kills (disconnections)
  • Service replacements
  • Asphalt (cutting and replacing pavement)
  • Concrete charges (replacing sidewalks/curbs)
  • Turf repairs

For information on the process or fee per service, please contact the Engineering Services directly at 403-342-8158 or

Engineering Services can provide information on the location of the existing services of a lot. If a lot owner intends to construct a new building and requires new or replacement services to their lot, they are responsible for arranging a survey of any existing services or adjacent City mains to confirm their location; this surveyed information is required to be shown on Development Permit plans. AutoCad data of City utilities can be obtained by contacting