Can I have a secondary suite in my home?

Yes, only if you are in the R2 Residential Zoning District. You must first apply for discretionary use. Please contact the Planning and Development Department stating your request for a secondary suite, along with a site plan which outlines on-site parking, building/suite plans, and elevation drawings.

As secondary suites are considered a discretionary use, final approval will be made by City Council during a regularly scheduled meeting.

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1. Do I require a building permit?
2. How long does it take to get a permit from the time I apply?
3. How long is my building permit valid?
4. Is there a penalty if I do not apply for a permit?
5. Who is responsible for the cost, follow-through, etc. of permits?
6. How can I protect myself from buying a home with outstanding permits?
7. Will the city come and mark my property lines for me?
8. Can I apply for access to the park behind my lot for construction purposes?
9. Can I have a secondary suite in my home?