Find out what type of building projects require a permit, how to apply and pay, and how long the process takes.
Fence + pool regulations
Fences and pools do not require a building permit but are subject to other city regulations.
If you live in a heritage property, you may require additional approvals for renovations. Find more information here.
Letters of compliance
Letters of compliance provide the following information: Current zoning. Compliance with zoning provisions and setbacks if a current survey is provided. Status of building and plumbing permits on file. Status of any work orders on the property.
Site alteration permits
Apply for a permit if you’re removing or dumping large quantities of soil, rock or other materials from a work site.
Development charges + guidelines
Learn more about why we have development charges and see the latest rates for different building types.