Do you live next to a secondary suite?

We have put together some resources for you to learn more about them.

If you’re looking for general information about a secondary suite you will find that on

We also have information about how to add a suite to your property or legalize an existing suite.

Do you want to confirm whether a secondary suite is registered with The City?

Visit our map of registered secondary suites.

What does it mean when a Suite is registered?

It means that the suite has been:

  • approved through a development permit, including advertising if required, or it is exempt from a development permit as it meets the rules of the Land Use Bylaw and is permitted in the current zoning.
  • inspected and approved by a Safety Codes Officer for life safety requirements.
  • assigned a separate address.
  • screened and added to the Suite Registry and given a registration number.

If you have questions about a secondary suite near you, please call us at 403-268-5311 or chat with us online at We have staff available to answer your questions Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. (MT).