Building permits & how to get started

This bit of information is ‘borrowed’ from the Spring mailing from the Township of Algonquin Highlands but the information, with a few twists and turns for your Municipalities regulations is pretty well universal.

Preparation is the key!

An initial site plan presented to the Planning/Building Department for review will reveal if a building permit may be pursued.

Once zoning compliance has been achieved, a completed Building Permit Application, accompanied by 2 sets of detailed construction plans, septic system information and payment of the necessary fees should get your project underway.

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That’s pretty straight forward info that you can use. Here is some other helpful information for you.

Algonquin Highlands what needs a permit and what doesn’t and a list of fees charged.

It’s a great site that you should spend a few minutes getting familiar with as well as ‘book mark’ it for ease of future reference.

DTM