Temporary Tent

Are you wanting to use a temporary tent for your next event? You will need to have the permit in hand before you can put up the tent.

Do I need a permit?

The size of the tent and time used will determine what permits you will need.

Permits required for specific tent sizes

Tent Size

Permit Required

Tents 10 m2 (107.6 ft2) or less

No permits required

Tents over 10 m2 (107.6 ft2) on a non-residential property for less than 24 hours

Building permit

Tents over 10 m2 (107.6 ft2) on a non-residential property for over than 24 hours

Building permit and development permit

Tent over 10 m2 (107.6 ft2) on a residential property for less than 24 hours

No permits required

Tent over 10 m2 (107.6 ft2) on a residential property for over than 24 hours

Building permit and development permit

Download the Temporary Tent Application Package

As part of your application you will need to submit:

  • Application forms
  • Site plan showing where you want to place the tent, with distances to property lines, vegetation and buildings on your property
  • Flame-Resistant Certificate
  • Tent Specifications
  • Interior floor plan of the tent showing any cooking facilities, fire extinguisher locations, doors, windows, etc.
  • Engineer's stamp for metal frame

You can apply for permits:

  • In person to Planning & Development Services. We are on the 2nd Floor of City Hall, 10005 102 Street, Fort Saskatchewan.
  • By email to: fortplanning@fortsask.ca

Fees

We price accessory building permits using the Fees & Charges Bylaw.

View the Planning & Development Fee Schedule

Where can I put the tent?

You will need to place the tent at least 3 m (9.8 ft) from any other buildings or combustibles such as vegetation.