Residential Home Accessory Permits
When you are building a deck, detached garage, accessory building, garden shed etc. to an existing home, you will may need a Residential Accessory Permit.
You may upload your permit information using this Permit Document Submission form.
- Detached Garages
- Garden Sheds, Gazebos and Accessory Structures
- Basement/Lower Level Development
- Secondary Suite Development
A building permit is required for most forms of development within the Town.
The Land Use Bylaw outlines the types of development allowed in each land use district and the rules and regulations governing those uses. Not all proposed development requires a building permit. Smaller accessory structures and decks may not require a building permit.
Section 1.2.1 of the Land Use Bylaw outlines developments that do not require a building permit.
If you are considering making some changes to your home, please review the relevant information guidelines to determine whether you will require a building permit for your construction project.