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You will need to obtain a building permit to build an uncovered deck on your home if the deck is over 30 cm high or bigger than 3 m2. Landings or front steps under 32 sq ft in size do not require a permit. (Note: Covered decks/sunrooms are considered an addition for permit processing.)

Regardless of size or height, you must ensure your proposed deck does not encroach upon any easements registered against your property. To identify easements, contact Information Services Corporation of Saskatchewan  (sometimes referred to as Land Titles Office).

To apply

View Deck Permit Submission Package to ensure your application contains all required information and documents. A completed Residential Permit Fee Calculation Form is required as part of the application. If you need assistance with this form, call 306-777-7000. The building permit application must be signed by the legal owner of the property as well as the applicant. Incomplete submissions will not be accepted.

(Note: The project package may be updated at any time, be sure to check back to this web page for the most current project package.)

  • Permit fee
  • All permits required for electrical or gas work (new connections/lines or changes to existing connections/lines). Contact SaskPower for inspections and permits for gas or electrical work.

Submit your application

You can submit the package containing your building permit application between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays (holidays excepted) by visiting:

Development Services, Main Floor, City Hall, 2476 Victoria Avenue, Regina, SK Phone: 306-777-7000


Note: Construction cannot begin until the permit is issued. If work commences prior to issuing of a building permit, you will be subject to a surcharge.