What is the Safety Codes Council?
The Safety Codes Council is a corporation established under the Safety Codes Act that reviews safety codes and standards in the province of Alberta. The Council assists the Government of Alberta department of Municipal Affairs in administering the Safety Codes Act. The Safety Codes Council is responsible for all aspects of the safety system, including accrediting the municipalities, corporations and agencies that sell permits and inspect the work carried out under these permits; certifying and training Safety Codes Officers who do the inspections; administering the Alberta Master Electrician Program, developing, enhancing and supporting Information Technology safety system applications. Please refer to this link for more information on the mandate of the Safety Codes Council:Safety Codes Council

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1. What is a Safety Code permit?
2. Why do I need a Safety Codes permit?
3. What kind of Safety Codes permits do I need?
4. What is the difference between a development permit and a building permit?
5. How long will the development/safety codes permitting process take?
6. What happens if my development/safety codes permit is refused?
7. What is the appeal process for a Development or Safety Codes Permit?
8. What if I want to choose my own Safety Codes Agency for safety codes permits?
9. What process is in place to ensure agency permit costs are controlled?
10. What is accreditation? And why does it matter?
11. What is the Safety Codes Council?
12. What is the Safety Codes Act?