Building permits are required for all structures as defined in the Ontario Building Code Act, Ontario Building Code and Township By-laws. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Sheds and shipping containers exceeding 15 sq. metres (161 sq. ft)
    • Sheds and shipping containers not exceeding 15 sq. metres (161 sq. ft.) in gross area that are not more than one storey in building height, are not attached to a building or structure, and are used for storage purposes ancillary to a principal building on the lot and do not have plumbing are exempt from building permit requirements. *Please note that structures not requiring a building permit are still required to comply with the Township's Zoning By-law. 
  • Any detached structure over 10 sq. metres (108 sq. ft.) which does not comply to the statement above. 
  • Additions
  • Renovations (including finishing a basement)
  • Demolitions
  • Installation of prefabricated structures
  • Tents or groups of tents exceeding 60 sq. metres, are attached to a building or are constructed 3m or less from any other structure
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Submit a Building Permit Application online with Cloudpermit.

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Download and print a building permit application to be submitted in-person.