General Information Required

Information Required by Building Department for Applications for Building / Demolition / Renovation Permits

All Buildings

  • Application on Township Forms (with all applicable information supplied and form signed)
  • Plot Plan -On application or attached
  • Structural drawings, showing at minimum all dimensions, spans, size and type of materials to be used.

For Commercial Buildings, the Following are Required

  • Site Plan
  • Owners and Engineers letters of Undertaking, for design & review of large (Part 3 & 4) buildings.
  • Footing & foundation plans
  • Floor plans
  • Section detail plan
  • All elevation plans

All New Houses, the Following are Required

  • Site Plan
  • Footing & foundation plans
  • Floor plans
  • Section detail plans
  • All elevation plans
  • Heating & Ventilation Design Summary
  • Ontario New Home Warranty Declaration

All Proposed Buildings & Additions on Septic Systems

  • Application completed in full, complete with required signatures and licence numbers.
  • Provide design criteria used in the design of the on-site sewage disposal system.
  • Detailed site plan, showing the proposed location and elevations of proposed system complete with dimensions to neighboring wells, water courses, buildings etc.
  • ANY PROPOSED BUILDINGS ON COUNTY ROADS
  • County Entrance Permit, if required - 732-4353
  • ANY PROPOSED BUILDING ON A PROVINCIAL HIGHWAY
  • M.T.O. Building Permit,(Within 150' of front lot line)

Any Proposed Building Fronting on the Ottawa River Flood Plain

  • Elevation Survey prepared by Ontario Land Surveyor
  • Engineered foundation plans

If you have any questions or concerns, please call Claus Trost, CBCO at 735-6291.

Please also remember Hydro permits, these are obtained from the Electrical Safety Authority, phone 1-877-372-7233