Were you aware that you would need a permit from the town to add a carport, deck, pool or even a hot tub or to your property?   Any permanent addition to a home may have to pass through the permit process, this is to ensure that the home is home is up to Alberta Building Code to determine there are no safety hazards.

Regarding the addition of a hot tub or pool, the main reason is to make sure the structure is safe and secure and does not pose a hazard to children, as well to see that it does not cause issues like blocking drainage or water flow.

There is provincial legislation covered in the Safety Codes Act referring to these permits and requirements, it is best to check with the town prior to adding any structure to a residence or business that may need a permit.

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