The administration building is open Monday to Friday, from 8 am to noon. These limited hours will help reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission.

Public notice - April 2021

The health and safety of visitors and employees is of utmost importance to Parks Canada in the management of visitor services at national parks, historic sites, and marine conservation areas. Parks Canada is following the advice of public health experts and continues to make every effort to limit the spread of COVID-19.

To align with the recent Provincial measures reintroduced to limit the spread of COVID-19, the Jasper National Park Administration Office will temporarily suspend all visitor services and access until further notice, effective May 10, 2021.

For general inquiries, or to book an appointment:


Resident and work passes

Apply for a resident or work pass online any time for faster pick up service, or for weekend pickup.

Public notices

View upcoming public hearings for the Planning and Development Advisory Committee (PDAC), notices of decisions, and other announcements.

Eligible residency

Learn about the eligible residency requirements you must meet to live in Jasper National Park.

Planning & development advisory committee (Committee of adjustments)

Learn about the advisory committee that advises the Park Superintendent on discretionary decisions.

Interim Policy for Secondary Suites in the Town of Jasper

Learn about the policy guiding secondary suites within the Jasper townsite.


Our Service Standards

Realty transactions
  • Consent to Assignment/Mortgage (Sale of home, buyers and sellers): Please allow 10 business days from the time the application package is submitted.
  • Consent to Sublease: Please allow 10 business days from the time the application package is submitted.
  • Lease Replacement: Please allow ample time to process your lease replacement. Please be advised that the process can take up to 6 months to complete depending on requirements.
  • Lease Renewal: Please allow 10 business days from the time the application package is submitted.
Lease information requests

Please allow 5 business days to process your request for lease information.

Business licences
  • Please allow 10 business days to process your resident business licence.
  • Please allow 5-7 business days to process your non-resident business licence.
Home based businesses

Please allow 40 days to process your request for a home-based business application if the application doesn’t require review by the Planning Development Advisory Committee. If your application requires review by PDAC, it may take up to 3 months.

Private home accommodation

Please allow 6 weeks to process your request for a private home accommodation business application.

Development applications

Please allow 30 business days to receive a response regarding your development application. Once all documents have been correctly submitted it may take up to 40 days to issue you a development permit or building permit.

Issuing sign permits

Please allow 10 business days to receive your sign permit.

Guided business licences

Applications for guided/outfitter business licences are reviewed twice annually. The deadlines for the submission of applications is March 1st and September 1st of each year. Responses will be provided by June 1 and December 1, respectively.

Special events

Applications for special events are reviewed twice annually. The deadlines for the submission of applications is April 1st and October 1st of each year. Please allow six weeks after these dates to review applications and receive a response.

Scheduling and compliance inspections

Please allow up to 6 weeks to complete a compliance inspection. Please note that commercial and institutional leases may require more time.

File audits

Please allow up to 6 weeks to complete a file audit.