A list of work that requires a building permit before you can begin construction.
If you are unsure whether or not your project requires a building permit, this list provides an overview of work that does not require a building permit.
Learn how to make an application for a Building Permit in-person or by email.
Learn what is required to submit an application for a:
Building permit applications can be made through either "complete" or "incomplete" application streams. Learn what must be submitted for it to be considered complete, and the time frames for these applications.
Learn how to apply for one of three Preliminary Zoning Review Programs to determine what Zoning or Applicable Law requirements apply to your project before you make an application for a building permit.
Your application will be reviewed for compliance with the Ontario Building Code, the Zoning Bylaw, and Applicable Law.
Find out what happens after you submit your permit application to Toronto Building.