Residential New Builds

Thinking of constructing a residential building in Barrie? There’s a lot you need to know before you begin. ​Visit our Residenti​al Permits page for information about how to apply, fees, and other considerations.

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Planning Your Project

Before you begin, contact Service Barrie at 705-739-4242 or ServiceBarrie@barrie.ca to ensure your project:

  • Complies with Zoning By-law
  • Doesn’t require a permit from a local conservation authority
  • Doesn’t infringe on your property’s zoned land use

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Permit Submission Requirements

To ensure a complete application, refer to our application checklists which outline application, drawing, and submission requirements:

Supporting Documentation

Collect and complete all required supporting documentation: