Under the Building Code Act, a building permit is required for the construction and/or demolition of a new building, an addition, or material alteration of any building or structure. The following is a list of common projects that require or do not require a building permit:
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.