Building Services Bulletins

Below are bulletins posted by the Building Services department regarding industry-related developments that may impact customer experience.

This bulletin summarizes the City’s grade plan requirements in accordance with Building By-law (Bill 077). These provisions apply to projects not subject to Site Plan Control or Site Alteration Permits. Effective January 1st, 2023.
A new report is available on the APLI citizen portal. The 'Report of Inspections' provides a history of inspection results and comments on issued building permits. The report is available to permit holders and project contacts with online permit access.
This communication serves as advance notice of an increase to development charges.
This bulletin clarifies the site servicing requirements for condominium developments with private roads.
This Bulletin clarifies the minimum required design loads for structures that are required to support fire trucks and waste retrieval vehicles (garbage trucks).
How to request building inspections
This bulletin clarifies requirements for hydraulic load calculations on residential building projects.
This bulletin discusses the 2022 Ontario Building Code amendments. We encourage building permit applicants to become familiar with the code changes to ensure that submissions comply with the new requirements.
This bulletin clarifies our process regarding previously certified models impacted by amendments made to the Ontario Building Code .
This communication serves as advance notice of an increase to development charges. Updated on November 15, 2021.