Building Services Documents & Resources

Below you can browse how-to guides, application checklists, forms and other resources for your demolition, reconstruction or renovation project. You can also find monthly building reports including in​​formation on building permit types issued, home construction starts and major project permits issued.

Building Services regularly posts bulletins regarding industry-related developments that may impact customer experience.

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Category: Building Standards
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Apply for approval of an alternative solution, as defined by the Ontario Building Code.
Category: Building Standards

Information about how to apply for an alternative solution and submission requirements
Category: Commercial Permits, Residential Building Permits, Second Suites, Secondary Dwellings

This guide outlines the Building Department’s electronic document submission standards to ensure we can accept your submitted files
Category: Residential Building Permits

How to apply for a building permit and request inspections online
Category: Residential Building Permits, Commercial Permits, Building Standards, Secondary Dwellings, Second Suites

This form confirms required approvals from other agencies before issuing a building permit
Category: Commercial Permits

Form to confirm consultants have been retained for general review
Category: Permit Record Information

Form to request building code orders, occupancy permits, building permits and other building-related information
Category: Home Renovations & Projects, Secondary Dwellings
Category: Decks, Home Renovations & Projects

Building permit application checklist for decks
Category: Demolition Permits

Demolition information, including site plan example and inspection information