Why should I legalize my Secondary Suite?
- For the safety of your tenants.
- Grant money is available.
- Property values will increase.
What is a pre-existing Secondary Suite?
It is a second, self-contained dwelling that is located within a previously approved single detached dwelling unit. Both dwelling units must be registered under the same land title and has been in existence prior to December 31, 2006.
How can I verify that my suite was in existence prior to December 31, 2006?
Methods of verification can include existing City of Lethbridge records, rental receipts or income tax records.
How can I apply for approval?
Keep all of your receipts as you are eligible for a rebate of 50% up to a maximum of $2500. After the suite has been legalized complete the Grant Application form.