The site license for development is a single approval provided by the Town of Okotoks to a building permit applicant at the start of a residential or non-residential project. The site license provides business licensing on a project basis, for the duration of the project, saving on the costs and time associated with licensing of each individual sub-contractor and trade working on the project separately. The site license has been applied to single- and semi-detached dwellings since 2013, with multi-unit residential developments and non-residential developments and renovations being added in 2021.
Okotoks Town Council, acting as the Emergency Advisory Committee (EAC), voted in favour of the motion to uphold the Town’s implementation of the Province’s REP at the special EAC meeting (view here). The REP is implemented in the Okotoks…
Introduction to Site Licensing
Why this? Why now?
The introduction of a site license for non-residential development in 2021 represents the Town of Okotoks’ ongoing commitment to reducing barriers to development, and lowering costs to do business in the Town.