Building Permits & Regulations

Permits are issued under the current effective Zoning By-laws governing properties in each respective municipality and must be obtained prior to commencement of construction. 
Please allow a maximum of fifteen (15) working days to process your permit application.

Applications must include:
  • complete legal description and civic addressing of the subject property
  • tax roll account number
  • owner name, mailing address and contact telephone numbers
  • contractor name, mailing address and contact telephone numbers
  • site plan showing proposed setbacks of the new construction from property lines and all existing structures on the site.
    • If you are not sure on the building setbacks for your property, it is advised to contact our office with your site plan prior to obtaining final blueprints
  • two (2) complete sets (one hard copy, one PDF) of blueprints of the proposed construction with a professional engineer’s stamp on the foundation plan.
  • preserved wood foundations require the engineer provide written "Assurance of Professional Design and Commitment for Inspection’ regarding the architectural and structural integrity of the foundation.

Do You Live Along a Highway?

If you live along a Provincial Road (PR) or a Provincial Trunk Highway (PTH), you may need to get a permit from Manitoba Infrastructure and Transportation (MIT) prior to applying for a building permit

Please see Permit Application Tab for the items listed below:
  • Building Permit Application Form
  • Demolition Permit Application Form
  • Occupancy Permit Application Form
  • Sign Permit Application Form
  • Home Occupation Permit Form
  • Building Permit Fee