A gas permit is your formal permission to begin gas related work on your property in Parkland County.

Do I need a gas permit for my project?

Gas permits are required for:

  • Installations, connections or replacements of any propane gas or natural gas-powered appliance (an appliance includes a furnace, hot water heater, fireplace, dryer, radiant tube heater, barbecue, boiler, range/cooktop, space heater or any other gas burning appliance)
  • Work with pipes and vents associated with the above appliances
  • Secondary service lines
  • Temporary construction heat

If you are unsure if your project requires a permit, or if you have any questions about trade permits or the application process, please contact us by phone at 780-968-8888 ext 7300 or by email at safetycodes@parklandcounty.com.

How to apply for a gas permit

Parkland County has an online system, PLANit Parkland where you can apply for permits! Our system makes it easier to apply, track your application status and correspondence, and view your approved permits all from one place – anywhere and anytime! 

Who can apply?

A property owner or a certified gas contractor with the appropriate credentials may apply for gas permit. Once a permit is issued, the applicant has 90 days to commence the project and work cannot be suspended/abandoned for more than 120 days. A permit is valid for one year, however, a three month extension may be granted.

Any connection for an appliance over 400,000 BTUs must be pulled by a certified contractor.

All commercial, industrial and institutional gas permits must be pulled by a certified contractor.

Who regulates legislation in Alberta?

The Alberta Safety Codes Act requires that all contractors and homeowners in Alberta get a safety codes permit before starting gas work covered by the Natural Gas and Propane Installation Code.

Permit fees and charges

View the County's fees and charges schedule associated with gas permits.

Gas Permit Fees

Note: All permits are subject to the Provincial Safety Codes Levy: 4% to a maximum of $560.00, minimum levy is $4.50


Single Family Residential 
(includes mobiles/manufactured homes)



1 to 3 outlets (i.e. new furnace, water heater, boiler, fireplace, secondary line, etc.)


each additional outlet 

$15.85/ outlet 

Propane tank installation (tank set)


Temporary propane/natural gas heating


Re-inspection Fee (not approved or not ready)


Fee for installations done without permit

Double original fee

Permit Renewal

50% of the original permit fee (min. $159.00) + Levy

Re-opening of Closed Permit


Variance Review

159.00 + GST


Gas permit -  Commercial, Industrial, InstitutionalFee/charge

Propane tank installation (tank set)


Propane/gas refill centers


Re-inspection Fee (not approved or not ready)


Fee for installations done without permit

Double original fee

Variance Review

$317.00 + GST


New Installations - Commercial, Industrial, Institutional
BTU InputPermit Fee

10,000 - 50,000


50,001 - 100,000


100,001 - 150,000


150,001 - 200,000


200,001 - 250,000


250,001 - 300,000


300,001 - 350,000


350,001 - 400,000


400,001 - 450,000


450,001 - 500,000


500,001 - 600,000


600,001 - 700,000


700,001 - 800,000


800,001 - 900,000


900,001 - 1,000,000


*Add $5.00 for every 100,000 BTU (or portion of) over 1,000,000 BTU

Temporary Heat
BTU Input Permit Fee

0 - 250,000


250,001 - 500,000


500,001 - 1,000,000


Add $5.00 for every 100,000 BTU (or portion of) over 1,000,000 BTU


Learn how to book any necessary inspections as an inspection may be required at various stages of the project.

Safety codes technical inquiries

Our Safety Codes Officers are available for any technical inquiries. You can contact an officer by phone at 780-968-8888 ext 7300 or email safetycodes@parklandcounty.com.

Safety tips

Starting a project and unsure of how Alberta codes and standards impact your plans? View the Safety Codes Council's safety tips, which can help you understand the proper practices and designs to achieve the standards of safety set by the codes in force in our province.