Building Permits

Apply for a Building Permit

A building permit is required in order to:

  • erect a new building or structure, including retaining walls over 1.2 metres in height, swimming pools, and hot tubs; or
  • to demolish, relocate, repair, alter or make additions to an existing building or structure
  • siting permit is required for sheds 10m² or less

A building permit is not required for:

  • fences, sidewalks and planters;
  • retaining walls that are less than 1.2 metres in height;
  • painting, decorating and general maintenance; and
  • minor repairs, using the same or similar materials, for maintenance which does not affect any electrical or mechanical work

Applicable fees are listed in Building By-Law No. 11-80 (Appendix A).

Permit Application Forms