You must have a building permit for any building and construction project in the Township of Uxbridge. Building permits ensure that your project is built safely and follows the Ontario Building Code. It is against the law to start construction or demolition before you have a building permit.

Building permit applications

Please submit a completed Application for a Permit to Construct or Demolish in person to the Development Services Counter including additional forms below, if required.

Have any questions? Contact us and a Building Inspector will walk you through the process. Make sure to include two copies of the plans, your specifications and the permit fee.

Depending on your project, you may need to apply for:

  • Building Permits (see above to complete an Application for a Permit to Construct or Demolish)

Please speak to a Building Inspector to find out if you need approvals from other agencies.

Do I need to apply for a building permit?

You must apply for a building permit for:

  • new buildings
  • secondary suites
  • additions
  • renovations
  • demolition
  • decks
  • sheds
  • accessory structures
  • farm buildings
  • plumbing additions and alterations

You do not need a building permit for new buildings with a building area less than 10 square metres, provided it does not contain any plumbing.

Permit fees

The area of the building often sets the cost of a building permit. In some cases, the building permit fee is fixed. Please refer to the Township of Uxbridge fee schedule for more information.

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