Compliance Requests

When you are selling your home you may be asked to provide a real property report with compliance as a condition of sale. As a service to the community, the City of Spruce Grove provides a review of a property to ensure compliance with Land Use Bylaw requirements.  

Upon receipt of your compliance request, a Development Officer will review the application together with the City property files and Land Use Bylaw to ensure that there is total compliance. This means that all the existing developments on the property have the required Development Permits and that structures meet all setback, separation distance or use regulations.

If your property is in compliance with the Land Use Bylaw, you will receive an original Real Property Report (RPR) back with a stamp indicating compliance and signed by a Development Officer.  If your property does not comply, you will receive a letter stating all facts, findings , shortcomings, and the City's position.  You may be required to take corrective action as directed by the City.

The applicant may attend to rectifying these issues and request an updated compliance (re-stamp) within 6 months of the date of the letter, for the fee indicated below.

File Review Requests

Should a property owner wish to have a more thorough review completed for their property, they may apply for the File Review process.  A file review includes a thorough review of all development approvals, safety codes permits (building, gas, plumbing and electrical) and lot grading.

Compliance Request Application

  1. Completed Compliance Application PDF
  2. Two (2) original Real Property Reports or Surveyor's Certificates (no more than 5 years old or between 5 and 10 years accompanied by an affidavit testifying that there have been no changes made to the property since the Surveyor's Report. After 10 years the City requires that a new survey be completed);
  3. Copy of a Certificate of Title no older than three months; and
  4. Application fee.    

 File Review Application         

  1. Completed File Review Application PDF
  2. Copy of a Certificate of Title no older than three months;
  3. Proof of property owner approval - this can be provided in two ways:
  4. Application fee.

Fees - All fees are per lot or condominium unit   

Compliance Request:

Residential (10 business days) $130 per lot/unit
Residential (RUSH - 3 business days) $210 per lot/unit

Multifamily Residential / Commercial / Industrial / Institutional           (10 business days)

$130 per lot/unit
Multifamily Residential / Commercial / Industrial / Institutional       (RUSH - 3 business days) $210 per lot/unit

Re-Stamp   (submit 1 original copy of a Real Property Report - the one sent back with compliance letter)

50% of applicable fee
File Review or File Review with Compliance:  
Residential $105 per hour (min. 2 hrs)
Multifamily Residential $105 per hour (min. 2 hrs)
Commercial            $105 per hour (min. 2 hrs)
Industrial $105 per hour (min. 2 hrs)
Institutional $105 per hour (min. 2 hrs)
Zoning Verification Letter:  
Multifamily / Non-Residential (3 or more dwelling units) $105 per lot/unit
Commercial $105 per lot/unit
Industrial $105 per lot/unit
Institutional $105 per lot/unit
 Zoning verification letter does not include safety codes summary