Building Permits

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The Township of Chapple requires building permits on the construction of new buildings.

There is a $200 fine for building without a permit.

All building activity within the Township is governed by the Ontario Building Code Regulations.

Municipal building permits are required for most construction activity. Contact the municipal office for any questions to this regard.

Permit fees are based on construction costs or on a square foot basis.

Fees are approximately 0.008% of construction costs subject to the following:
     Permit Fee: minimum $50.00
     Demolition Fee: minimum $50.00
     Swimming Pool Permit Fee: minimum $50.00
     Base Fee for first $1,000.00 of Value: $50.00
     Each Additional $1,000.00 of Value or part therof: $8.00

Buildings are also regulated by Chapple’s Official Plan and Comprehensive Zoning By-law.

For information on construction of a new building, or the demolition of a building, contact Marc McPherson, Chief Building Official at 807-487-2354 or 807-275-7814.

Building Codes & Permits Information Sheet
You Need a Building Permit if....
Required Drawings for Additions, Foundations, Renovations, & Demolitions.
Download a Building/Demolition Permit Forms.
Energy Efficiency Design Summary.
Required Drawings, Information and Notices For Garages, Sheds & Carports.
Accessory Buildings & Detached Garages
Residential Deck Design Statement
Construction Requirements for Exterior Decks & Design Statements.
Form 357 or 358 - Request for Adjustment of Taxes

Please note that there is now a $200 Fine for anyone that is building without a Building Permit.