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Building Standards

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Building Standards Department
705-435-3900 x2010 or
905-729-0057 x2010

Click here for Permits and Applications, By-laws and Information

Welcome to the Building Standards Department which is responsible for administering and enforcing regulations from the:

The Building Standards Department issues permits (building, plumbing and septic system permits) that are required to construct, renovate and/or alter existing or new buildings or structures and conducts all building and plumbing inspections.

The Building Department coordinates the circulation of applications to the appropriate Municipal Departments and works with you to ensure that you meet all the necessary compliance’s and clearances.

This site will provide information on the most commonly asked questions. However, if you do not find what you are looking for, or if you require additional guidance, please call and our Building Standards staff at 705-435-3900 x2010 and they will be pleased to assist you.

Permit fees are based on the Building Permit Bylaw (PDF).

Please note, application/permit fees are required upon submission of application/permit.

For information on the new, compulsory requirement for WSIB coverage in the construction industry click here.

Summary of Permits Issued