Suite Seminars

Check out our digital library of on-demand webinars that will teach you the ins and outs of garden suites in Edmonton. 

Interested in learning about the process to build? YEGarden Suites has created an on-demand library of garden suite seminars that cover everything from rules and regulations to budgeting, to how to choose a builder. 

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Content includes the following.

Garden Suites 101 from YEGarden Suites

A quick summary of what garden suites are, who is building them, and why they are important for homeowners, our city, and our planet.

City of Edmonton on Garden Suites

The City of Edmonton presents the latest garden suite rules & regulations. You'll learn what types of lots can accommodate a suite, what rules your suite must conform to, how big it can be, how it can be oriented, etc. The City will provide an overview of the permitting process.You'll also hear from the City's Change For Climate initiative on how garden suites help build a more sustainable city.

Subdivision & Development Appeals Board (SDAB)

If you'd like to build something outside the typical rules and regulations for garden suites, you may have to present before the SDAB. We'll help to explain the process, and the procedure for interacting with this quasi-judicial body.

Garden Suite Site Analysis and Zoning Information

We'll take you through an example lesson looking at a Real Property Report (RPR), and lay out considerations for where a garden suite can be located on a lot. We will also identify things to watch out for and what properties are the best fit for a garden suite.