Permits & Applications
If you are unable to find what you're looking for, please contact us by email, phone at 403-933-4348, or stop by the office.
We are located at:
301 Centre Avenue W
Black Diamond, Alberta T0L 0H0
- Business License Application (PDF) - Please ensure that you have applied for and received the proper development approval (development permit, change of use or home occupation) if you are locating your business within the Town of Black Diamond.
If you are interested in setting up a new business in the Town of Black Diamond, follow the BizPal link, where you will be assisted in determining which required permits you will need to do so.
- Change of Use - Development Permit (PDF) - For use when opening a business in a pre-existing commercial business location
- Home Occupation Application Form (PDF) - For use when opening a business in a residential location
- Sign Permit (PDF) - To facilitate signage at a commercial/home occupation location
The Town of Black Diamond will process and take payment (cash, cheques or debit) for your development permit. Please come in during our regular business hours of 8:00 - 4:00.
Development Permit Application - For use when building a new structure for commercial or residential uses, exterior renovations (garages, etc.).
Demolition Permit Application
Is your development within the Historic Downtown Guidelines? Here is the Historic Colour Collection.
Building, Electric, Gas & Plumbing Inspections
Park Enterprises Ltd. is the contracted company that services our permits. Applications and online credit card payment is now available through Park Enterprises, forms are also available on their website.
If you are paying by cheque, please make them payable to Park Enterprises Ltd. and mail to:
#10, 491 W.T. Hill Blvd. S.,
Lethbridge, AB T1J 1Y6.
Forms and Fee Schedules may be subject to change, however, we make every attempt to maintain current and accurate information regarding permits and their corresponding fees.
For some commonly asked question please go to our Building Page.
Permit Application Forms:
Building Permit Application
Electric Permit Application
Fee Schedule:Building, Electric, Gas & Plumbing
Other Permits & Application Forms
- Alberta Health Services Vendor Package for Events Application Form
- Committee / Board Member Application Form (PDF) - For anyone wishing to volunteer their time to serve on a Town of Black Diamond Board or Committee.
- Dog License Application (PDF)
- Low Flow Toilet Utility Rebate Program Application Form (PDF)
- Parade Assembly Policy (PDF) - If you require a street closure or other Town assistance to host an event such as a Block Party or similar celebrations.
- Preauthorized Utility Account Payment Plan
- School Support Notice
- Tax Certificate Request
- Tax Installment Payment Plan (TIPPs) Application Form
- TIPPs & Preauthorized Utility Account Payment Information
- Utility Connection Application
- Utility Disconnection Application
- Utility Rental Waiver Form