Our building permit and approval processes ensure your development is safe, sound and up to code.

On this page:

  1. Our standards
  2. Ontario Building Code
  3. Building permit reports and statistics
  4. Our revenue and expenses

Our standards

Our building permit and approval processes ensures your project meets our building bylaw and the Ontario Building Code.

Our requirements apply to industrial, commercial, institutional and multi-residential buildings:

  • construction
  • alterations
  • change of use

Ontario Building Code

The Ontario Building Code Act sets out detailed technical and administrative requirements as well as minimum standards. The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing produces and distributes the Code.

You can get a copy:


Building permit reports and statistics

Building permit information is available in our open data catalogue. New data sets will be added as they become available.

Yearly subscriptions to our monthly building permit reports are also available for purchase.

If you have any questions, call us at 519-741-2312 or send us an email.


Our revenue and expenses

The Ontario Building Code Act requires us to share an annual report on our collection of fees and our costs to administer and enforce the act. The following documents detail our revenue and expenses since 2015. For earlier reports, please contact us.