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Building permits give legal permission to begin construction, subject to other required municipal approvals. Building permits ensure that the proposed construction will meet the minimum life and fire safety requirements contained within the Building Code. Obtaining a permit is the law and allows Building staff to double check the important life safety features for your project.
To ensure a complete application, refer to our application checklists which outline application, drawing, and submission requirements:
Collect and complete all required supporting documentation:
Apply online through APLI. Our online application tool provides enhanced features that allow you to quickly and easily submit your application. Benefits include:
Fees are assessed according to the type of building and its size. Please refer to the current Fees
By-law. Additional fees for development charges may apply. Contact Finance at (705) 739-4232 to see if this applies to your project.
Visit Building Inspections for building permit inspection requirements.
Depending on the project, the following approvals may be required (whether a building permit is required or not):
Residential infill projects are construction projects that take place within established neighbourhoods. They may include home demolitions, reconstruction or significant renovations/additions to existing homes. Please refer to
Residential Infill Construction: The Good Neighbour Guide for best practices for communicating with your neighbours effectively.
The following list includes common residential projects that require a building permit. This list is not exhaustive. If you have any questions please contact Service Barrie at (705) 726-4242 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following list includes common residential projects that do not require a building permit. This list is not exhaustive. If you have any questions please contact Service Barrie at (705) 726-4242 email@example.com. Depending on your project, compliance with the Zoning By-law may be required.
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