Municipal Information

The Building Department is located at 2021 Division Road North at the Town Hall Office and can be contacted at 519.733.2305 or by email at during Business Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

The Building Department assists developers, contractors, and the general public interested in obtaining building permits. Prior to granting approval, the inspector reviews plans submitted for Ontario Building Code, Municipal Zoning compliance and other applicable law requirements.

It is recommended that applicants first investigate what will be required by them in order to obtain a building permit. Most permits require building plans and a site plan; however, some may also require a copy of your deed, proof of entrance approval, conservation authority approval, septic or water and sewer approval and/ or payment of development fees.

The Building Department is responsible for the following services:

Permits and Inspections

The issuance of the following Building and building related Permits:

  • Building and Demolition Permits
  • Sewage System Permits
  • Sewer and Water Service Permits
  • Pool Fence Permits
  • Change of Use Permits
  • Plumbing Permits
  • Sign Permits
  • Moving Permits

By-law Enforcement

The enforcement of the following By-laws and Zoning provisions:

  • Zoning By-law
  • Property Standards By-law
  • Building By-law
  • Fence By-law
  • Noise By-law - Enforced by the O.P.P.
  • Animal Control By-law - Enforced by Animal Control Officer
  • Back-Flow Prevention By-law - Enforced by Municipal Services
  • Rate of Flow Control By-law - Enforced by Municipal Services

Enforcement of the Ontario Building Code
Please Note: Other enforcement agencies enforces some Town By-laws. Please contact our office for further information.