Residential Permits that are required
Under the Ontario Building Code Act, a building permit is required for the construction or alteration of any structure over 10m2 (108 sq ft.)in area for example a structure with outside dimensions greater than 3.16m x 3.16m (10.37 x 10.37 ft) . However, all structures must still comply with zoning requirements.
For information regarding minimum setbacks, lot coverage and height requirements, please contact the Customer Service Department at (705) 436-3710.
Our Building Permit Guide for Homeowners is a helpful guide designed to assist you with your application process and to provide information on common projects that require a building permit.
Projects that require a permit include the following: