Service modifications for Planning and Development Services
Please note: Our department office at County Hall (2001 Sherwood Drive), is open for application drop-off for electrical, gas and plumbing applications. Alarm permit applications may be dropped off at the RCMP detachment. Fire permit applications are not currently being accepted in-person. For assistance, please contact Strathcona County Fire Prevention at 780-449-9651 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
We encourage residents to take advantage of our online permit application system where contractors, residents and businesses can apply and pay for electrical, plumbing, gas, deck, fire and alarm permits. We are also accepting all applications through mail and email and working diligently to respond to all email and phone inquiries.
Any questions can be directed to 780-464-8080.
2001 Sherwood Drive
Sherwood Park, Alberta T8A 3W7
- ePermits allows contractors, residents and businesses to apply and pay online for their permits, quickly and easily.
- Learn more about the regulations and permitting requirements for your residential, commercial, industrial or farm project.
- View the various statutory planning documents and policies in place that establish land use, development objectives, long range planning direction, neighbourhood plans (area structure plans) and more.
- Whether you're a landowner contemplating subdividing or rezoning your land, or a consultant acting on behalf of a landowner, find out more information on the application process, fees etc.
Environmental Policy Development and Implementation - There are always opportunities for enhancement, and within this line of business, we research and write policy that reflects the commitment Strathcona County has made to conserve the natural environment. In addition to the development of policy, we ensure that policy is effectively implemented and in alignment with provincial and federal legislation. Learn more about wetlands and lake stewardship. Review the municipal policy handbooks on the topics below:
Conservation of Biological Diversity Policy SER-012-011
Conservation and Environmental Reserve Easements Directive SER-009-031D
Biophysical Assessment Directive SER-009-032D
Tree Conservation Directive SER-009-042D
Wetland Conservation Directive SER-009-036D
Light Efficient Community - SER-009-038
Legacy Lands Directive SER-012-010D
Offsite Development Levies annual report
Strathcona County’s corporate business plan connects the dots between strategic goals and results articulated in the strategic plan, and the short- to medium-term operational goals and priorities, as described in department business plans.