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Now accepting electronic applications
In response to COVID-19, we are not accepting paper applications and paper documents at this time. We are still open for business and here to accept new applications and documents for existing applications electronically.
Applicants must submit all necessary documentation, similar to in-person permit application submissions. All fees may be paid online.
General construction inquiries
Everything you need to know to get your building permit. Building Permit applications require all documentation and drawings listed on the checklist at the time of application. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. More Information
All electrical permits must be taken out on your behalf by a provincially-qualified contractor, unless you can demonstrate to the electrical inspector that you have the knowledge and skills to do the work. More Information
Mechanical permits include: plumbing, drainage, hot-water heating, sprinkling. More Information
Once your permit has been issued and work done, you will need an inspection. More Information
We can help you with address changes, ordering house plans, rights of ways, underground oil tanks and more. More Information
The application fee for building permits is 50 per cent of the permit fee, and is not refundable.
Permit statistical reports are updated during the first week of the following month. More Information
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