CS- Building Safety

Building Permits & Inspections

Building Permits & Inspections

Residential building permit and related inspections are needed for projects such as:
  • Demolishing, moving or building a structure, including:
    • moving and placement of mobile homes or modular buildings;
    • building residential accessory structures/storage buildings over 130 square feet or commercial accessory structures/storage buildings of any size
    • decks that require guards and/or handrails
  • Renovations, structural changes or upgrades, including:
    • creating a bedroom or changing or creating bedroom windows
    • exits or stairs, barrier-free ramps and washrooms, sprinkler or fire alarm systems, and insulation and vapour barrier
    • o changing or adding new plumbing (not including changing out fixtures)
    • changing or relocating chimneys
  • Heating equipment installation or replacement, including:
    • woodstoves, pellet stoves, oil-fired space heaters and fuel-fired equipment
    • installing fuel tanks
  • Change of use
  • Creating multiple dwelling units or a secondary residential suite

Your project may require a development permit before a building permit can be issued.

Not sure if your project requires a permit? Ask us!