Home Improvements and Renovations
You’ll need a Building Permit Application (pdf) if you are building:
- A new residential or commercial/industrial development
- A deck that is 24 inches or greater from the ground (23 inches and below don't require permits) - Deck Permit
- Developing or renovating your basement - Basement and Renovation Permit
- A detached garage or carport - Garage Permit
- A shed that is over 10 metres2 - Garage Permit
- A mobile home - Mobile Home Permit
- Putting a Hot Tub on the site
- A Secondary Suite
Residential building permits take between three to four weeks to be issued.
Looking for information about home renovations? Building a deck or fence, or wanting to develop your basement? Find out what permits you need and how to apply.