Green Building Rebate Program

House Construction

Built Green, R-2000 and LEED Rebate Program
Strathcona County will issue rebates of Building Permit Fees to Builders who achieve Built Green, R-2000 or LEED Certification (or equivalent) and are registered in the program.

There are different levels of achievement in the Built Green and LEED Programs. For rebate eligibility percentages click on the rebate guideline link below.

Builders are required to complete an application form and submit it along with proof of certification to Strathcona County, Planning & Development Services. All required permits and inspections must be completed as indicated in Permit Services Report (issued by Strathcona County) before a rebate is issued.

A green building provides:

  • greater energy efficiency
  • healthier indoor air
  • lower water usage 
  • reduced maintenance

Green Building Rebate Guidelines

Built Green, R-2000 and LEED rebate guidelines

Rebate eligibility

  • A  must be completed and submitted to Strathcona County
  • The Certificate that verifies the building has met the applicable certification level must accompany the rebate application
  • Rebate cheques for approved applications will be issued to the person or company to whom the Building Permit was issued
  • Rebate eligibility is subject to all required permits for the project having been issued and all required inspections having been passed
    • A satisfactory Permit Services Report accompanying a Building Permit Rebate Application is the preferred means of satisfying this requirement

Rebate Eligibility Percentages

Rebate eligibility for Building Permits issued from June 27, 2006 through December 31, 2006:

  • 30% R-2000
  • 30% Built Green Gold
  • 20% Built Green Silver
  • 10% Built Green Bronze

Rebate eligibility for Building Permits issued from January 1, 2007 to December 31, 2007:

  • 40% R-2000
  • 30% Built Green Gold
  • 20% Built Green Silver
  • 10% Built Green Bronze
  • 50% LEED Platinum
  • 35% LEED Gold
  • 25% LEED Silver
  • 15% LEED certification

Rebate eligibility for Building Permits issued from January 1, 2008 to present:

  • 50% R-2000
  • 45% Built Green Platinum
  • 40% Built Green Gold
  • 30% Built Green Silver
  • 20% Built Green Bronze
  • 70% LEED Platinum
  • 50% LEED Gold
  • 40% LEED Silver
  • 30% LEED certification
  • 30% Built Green MS&RT Platinum
  • 20% Built Green MS&RT Gold
  • 15% Built Green MS&RT Silver
  • 10% Built Green MS&RT Bronze

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Additional information

Contact information
780-464-8080

Last updated: Friday, September 07, 2018
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