did you know?

  • detached accessory structures such as a gazebo or tool shed that are 108 square feet (sq.ft.)  or under do not require a building permit, however, must still comply to zoning by-laws.
  • decks that are over 24" above grade are required to have railings and a permit.
  • Slab on grade garage floors are required to be engineered by a professional engineer no matter what the size.
  • finishing a basement requires a permit.