2024 Planning & Development Fees

Development Permit fees are based on the MD of Taber Fees and Charges Bylaw No 2003 and are due at the time of application. No construction including foundation or excavation work can begin until the appropriate permit has been issued.


Development permit applications for residential uses

Type / DescriptionFees
Single-family residential$100 (non-refundable)
Home occupations$50 (non-refundable)
Duplex/ semi-detached dwelling$200 (non-refundable)
Multi-family apartments or townhouses$100 per unit (non-refundable)
Additions to dwellings$100 (non-refundable)
Accessory buildings in residential districts$100 (non-refundable)


Development permit applications for commercial and industrial uses

Type / DescriptionFees
Change of use or additional use$100 (non-refundable)
Solar or wind projects$500 (non-refundable)


New buildings with an area of

Type / DescriptionFees
Less than 500 square meters (5,400 square feet)$100 (non-refundable)
500 to 2,000 square meters (21,500 square feet)$200 (non-refundable)
2,001 to 5,000 square meters (53,800 square feet)$300 (non-refundable)
Over 5,000 square meters$500 (non-refundable)
Unauthorized Development – when an application is made after development has commenced or occurredRequired fees may double (non-refundable)


Other development applications

Type / DescriptionFees
Certificate of Compliance $40 per certificate
Land Use Bylaw Amendment Application$500 (non-refundable)
Area Structure Amendment Application$500 (non-refundable)
Statutory Plan Amendment Application$500 (non-refundable)
Applications Requiring Public Notice$300 (non-refundable) as per Council Policy
Purchase Land Use Bylaw$25 per copy (non-refundable)
Purchase Joint Intermunicipal Development Plan$20 per copy (non-refundable)
Subdivision and Development Appeal Hearing$400 ($300 refundable upon a successful appeal)
Special Meeting Fee$750 (non-refundable)
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