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Operating Budget > Expenses Planning & Housing

Planning includes the permitting for land development, safety codes and inspections, housing programs, urban design and implementing Edmonton’s vision for urban renewal. In 2016, the City launched its 10-year affordable housing strategy, an area Edmontonians passionately believe in. The City also provides housing policy and planning functions, administers affordable housing grant programs and gives referrals for housing and supports.

The typical Edmonton household contributes $4.61 per month to planning operations through property taxes.

FACT: Every year, City teams process more than 34,000 applications for development permits, zoning and compliance.

Edmonton Economic Development Corporation

The Edmonton Economic Development Corporation is responsible for supporting the City by contributing to the economic growth strategy for Edmonton and the Capital Region.

The average Edmonton household contributes $1.83 per month to EEDC operations through property taxes.

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