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Build a House

Planning Services assisting a customer

Consultation with homeowner and Municipal staff

The Municipality provides consultation services to homeowners wishing to construct their own homes. The Building Division, Planning Department and the Engineering Department are located in one convenient area on the third floor of the Municipal Administration Centre. Our goal is to provide the most efficient and complete information to residents who want to construct a home.

Our Plans Examiners are available to answer questions on the building permit process including: drawings required, applicable law requirements and fees. The following link provides the general requirements for residential building permits that may be applicable to your property. Please note that requirements for every property vary.

During this consultation, the Planning Department will tell you the zoning requirement for the property including: setbacks, lot coverage and max height of the building. They will also explain any other processes that may be required.

During this consultation, our Engineering Department will provide you with the requirements for an entrance permit for the driveway from our Municipal road.


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