Building Services Bulletins

Below are bulletins posted by the Building Services department regarding industry-related developments that may impact customer experience. Building bulletins are archived on this website for two years.

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This bulletin outlines the registration process for all second suites and secondary dwellings (also referred to as detached accessory dwelling units or DADUs) as per the City’s By-law.

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This bulletin serves as advance notice of a new requirement for building projects involving flat roof designs, effective March 1, 2024.

The City would like to remind builders of the requirements for placing concrete in cold weather.

Building Services is pleased to announce our streamlined revision application process
for issued permits which offers a standardized revisions approach and real-time tracking
through APLI.

This bulletin outlines how to make changes to the contacts associated with your building permit application.

This communication clarifies Building Services’ existing policy for the application of reinspection fees.

This bulletin includes suggestions on streamlining the subdivision permit process.

This bulletin clarifies fees requirements for building permit application submission.

This bulletin replaces summarizes the City’s policy for grade plan requirements in accordance with Building By-law. These provisions apply to projects not subject to Site Plan Control, Site Alteration Permits, or Subdivision Agreements.