Completes plan reviews, grant approvals, and issues permits and licenses for new businesses and special events that fall under Alberta's Public Health Act.
Reviews and approves plans for building or renovating restaurants or other food establishments, swimming pools, social care facilities (e.g., daycares and nursing homes), and personal service facilities (e.g., tattoo studios, spas).
Reviews plans for special events (e.g., fairs, exhibitions, or carnivals) to make sure the right services are available (including washrooms and hand wash stations).
Issues permits and licenses needed for some facilities to operate like:
- a Food Handling Permit for food establishments open to the public
- a Public Swimming Pools Regulation License for swimming pools open to the public
For more information visit the Environmental Public Health website.