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 in place for all commercial properties.
The National Building Code is in effect for all commercial properties and January 1, 2021 for all non-commercial properties. Currently farm buildings are exempt and small sheds.
A development 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 the new regulations coming into effect for non-commercial properties on December 31, 2020 and you are a non-commercial property and are not under construction, you will be required to obtain a building permit from the province as well under the National Building Code before you can commence construction. Full enforcement of the National Building Code for non-commercial properties will be in effect by March 31, 2021.