We have two different ways to see active building permits in Kitchener. You can use our online building permit system or our interactive mapping tool. We update these permits every day, so you don’t have to worry about out-of-date information.

On this page:

  1. Active building permits
  2. How to use our interactive mapping tool

Active building permits

See building permits at your fingertips with one of our tools:

We update this information every day. If you have any questions, call us at 519-741-2312 or send us an email.

How to use our interactive mapping tool

Follow these steps to use the active building permit map on our interactive mapping tool:

  1. launch the map
  2. find your location of interest by zooming in or searching using the search menu
  3. click the “i” on the left side of the window to open the information tool
  4. choose a property to see its permit information under “Building Permits – Current”

If more than one building permit exists for the property, you can scroll down in the pop-up window to see them.

Our map includes information from 1986 to today. You can change the layer to “Building Permits – Historic” in the map contents and on the pop-up window.

If you can’t find the permit you’re looking for, call us a 519-741-2312.