You require a permit if:
You can apply for a permit in person at any municipal customer service location. Project specific information is available in the individual brochures, which can be viewed by clicking the images above. Information on permit fees as well as the permit application form are available in the Construction Permits brochure.
Once your permit has been approved, you can start work on your project. You are required to call for all mandatory inspections relevant to your project. The mandatory inspections typically are:
Additional inspections may be required depending on the type of work you are doing.
Contractors Desk is a tool that allows permit holders to access online information regarding their projects. It allows quick and easy booking of inspections by registered users. Information entered by the Building Official regarding past inspections can also be viewed as well as what inspections may be outstanding.
As part of Building Standards commitment to improving citizen engagement and enhancing transparency and accountability to residents, the municipality is pleased to provide public access to its data:
To apply for a permit or submit any construction related questions or complaints please visit a power centre. You can also call 311 with questions or complaints. To request an inspection call 902.490.7097.