Heating Permits

You will need a heating permit for the installation of any HVAC or hydronic heating system.

Who can apply?

Only a licensed contractor, with a valid sheet metal ticket, can apply for a heating permit. If you are a contractor requiring a City of Red Deer Business Licence, please visit our Licensing page to obtain and submit your Business Licence application, and for more information.

Step 1: Submit your application

How do I apply?

You can apply for your permit in one of the following ways:

OnlineMyPermits (fastest, easiest way to submit your application, available 24/7)

link to the MyPermits site

Alternatively, you can complete the Heating Permit Application Form (pdf), and submit it by email or in person:

In person: Main floor, City Hall (4914 48 Avenue) 

Step 2: Site inspections

What inspections will I need?

You will need at least two Safety Codes inspections during the course of your heating installation:

  1. A rough-in inspection before concealing any work
  2. A final inspection when all equipment and controls are installed and operational

You will be required to correct all deficiencies. Re-inspection fees or other penalties may apply.

How do I schedule an inspection?

*Inspections must be scheduled by 3 p.m. to book for the following business day. 


Phone: 403-342-8190
Email: inspections@reddeer.ca 
In person: Main floor of City Hall, 4914 48 Avenue

City Hall is open between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to FridayClosed weekends and statutory holidays.