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Building Permits

Building Permit fees

The Building Permit fee is subject to the type of project being completed and is paid at the time the permit is issued. 

Applications For Building Permits:
Applications for Building Permits can be obtained from the Municipal Office or by clicking link below.  A completed application will also need to consist of sketches, building drawings, plans and other documents.

A Building Permit is required in all cases where an existing or new septic is constructed, altered, or repaired in any manner.  This includes alterations or replacement of a septic tank or pump chamber.  Please contact the Building Department for more specifics.

The following projects require a building permit:

A new building greater than 10 sq. m. (107 sq. ft.)
Structural work, including alterations to interior partitions or the installation of new skylights, windows or doors
Additions (including garages, porches, carports, decks, dormers etc.)
Mobile Homes
Prefabricated Structures
Plumbing, Heating and Ventilation Systems
Fireplaces, woodstoves and chimneys
Pools (inground or above ground)
Temporary Buildings
Farm Buildings
Replacing or installing new plumbing

The following projects do not require a building permit:

Driveways (requires an entrance permit) 
Kitchen Cupboards
Eaves troughs

Note: Although a Building Permit may not be required you MUST still comply with the requirements of the applicable Municipal Zoning By-Law.

If these lists do not include your specific project or you are not sure if a permit will be required, please review the details of the work with our Building Department, prior to construction.

Application Forms

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