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Building or Renovating

The building division of the planning and development services department reviews, plans, and conducts inspections for building permits and unsafe buildings under the Ontario Building Code Act.

Before you dig, call 1-800-400-2255 or visit Ontario One Call to request utility locates.

Licensing for plumbers and administration of the sewage water alleviation program (SWAP) and lead replacement program (LRP) are also handled by this division.

Please note the City and Regional development charges are indexed and commence on January 1, 2024.

Any permits issued on or after January 1, 2024, are subject to the indexed rates for 2024 unless specified otherwise in the Development Charges Act.