Basements, Bedrooms and Renovations

We have had a few inquiries about basement bedrooms and basement renovations.
To be clear there are a few hurtles to get over when renovating a basement.

First owners should put together a detailed plan with proposed electrical, sewage and water hookups listed.
The plan should have measured wall lengths and detail any windows.
The renovation plan must follow our Unit Renovation Policy. And be submitted in writing for board approval.

Basement renovations require permitting and inspection by a City of Edmonton.
An outline of all the City requirements for basements can be found on their basement permitting page..

For basement bedrooms a basement window is required to permit safe exit from the building in the event of a fire.
http://www.municipalaffairs.alberta.ca/documents/ss/STANDATA/building/BedroomWindowFAQ06.pdf
Unfortunately none of the units in the Stonebridge complex are capable of meeting this regulation. As such basement bedrooms cannot be installed in the complex.
Options for the basement include building a rec room, gym or a home theater. Bathrooms may be installed drainage permitting.