Most construction, land alteration, signs, subdivisions and more require a permit. Planning board first examines the permit request and makes a recommendation to Council. Please give yourself enough time for us to process your applications. Click here for upcoming deadlines.
NATIONAL BUILDING CODE REGULATIONS:
The National Building Code Building Regulations are currently being reviewed through consultation sessions throughout the Province.
The National Building Code is planned to come into effect by January 1, 2020 for all commercial properties and January 1, 2021 for all non-commercial properties. Currently farm buildings are exempt and small sheds.
A building permit in the Resort Municipality is currently good for 16 months and if construction has commenced during that time the permit can remain in effect for 24 months. Under the new regulations, If a permit is issued by the municipality prior to December 31, 2019 and you are a commercial property and are not under construction, you will be required to obtain a permit from the province as well under the National Building Code before you can commence construction.