What Are The Requirements For a Permit?

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The following page is designed to walk you through the requirements to apply for various permits. If you have any questions regarding the permit process please call the Development Officer at 837-5766.

Permit Applications can be downloaded from this web site, printed on legal size paper,filled out and returned to the Municipal Offices, Planning Department, located at Unit-126 Bridge Road. Please bring along all supporting documents required.

When are Building Permits Required?

Please click on the below permit Categories

New Home Residential Construction

  • Complete an Application Form
  • 1 Set of engineer stamped plans
  • Digital Copy of plans
  • Status of Title ( At Development Officers discretion)
  • Lot Grading Plan if one does not already exist( At Development Officers Discretion)
  • A Site Plan
  • Meets Zoning Setback Restrictions
  • Pay Permit fee based on construction Type/Size/Value

Conditional Requirements

  • Developer Approval in certain developments
  • GeoTechnical Report if property is along the River
  • Manitoba Highway Approval if along a Provincial Highway

Detached Garages,Sheds and other Accessory Structure Permits

  • Structures that are less than 107.6 Sq ft in size do not require permits
  • Complete Application including square footage
  • Site Plan showing where on your property the building will be located,with distance to property lines and existing structures
  • 2 sets of Structural and foundation Plans or 1 paper and 1 digital set of plans
  • Status of Title (At development officers discretion)
  • Meet restrictions as follows:
    • Maximum Building Area for Accessory Structures
    • R-20,RR1,RR1A,RR1B,RR1C,RR1D,RR1E (Single Family Residential) 1100 Square Feet Maximum Building Height 18 Feet or one Story
    • RMU-1 (Monterey Park Sub-division) 800 Square Feet, Maximum Building Height 15 Feet or one Story
    • RR2 1800 Square Feet, Maximum Building Height 24 Feet or one Story
    • RR5 2000 Square Feet, Maximum Building Height 24 Feet or one Story
    • AG-5 (Hamlet south of Hatfield) 2000 Square Feet, Maximum of 24 Feet or one Story
  • Minimum Zoning Setback Restrictions

Additions, Sunrooms and Enclosed Deck Permits

  • Complete Application , including square footage
  • 2 Sets of Plans or 1 paper and one digital set of plans
  • Status of Title (At Development Officers discretion)
  • Lot Grading Plan if one does not already exist(At Devlopment Officers Discretion)
  • Site Plan showing where on the property the structure will be located and distance to all property lines
  • Structural and Foundation Plans

Deck Permits

  • Decks under 1.97 Ft High do not require a permit unless anchored to the building
  • Complete Appication Form
  • Status of Title ( At development Officers discretions)
  • Site Plan of where deck is located on property
  • 1 Set of plans showing deck structure and foundation

Basement Development Permits

  • Complete Application, including square footage
  • 1 set of Plans

Fence Permits

  • No Permit needed
  • No Electric or barbed wire fences will be allowed
  • Rear fence must not be higher than 6.56 Feet and front fence no higher than 4 feet. The front corner of your house is the dividing line between the front and rear fence.

Sign Permit

  • Complete Application
  • Design,type and content of sign
  • Department of Highways approval if within 125 metres of provincial Highway
  • Owners approval if leasing land
  • Site Plan showing sign's location on property including measurements to property lines
  • Application Fee

Swimming Pools and hot Tub Permits

  • Complete Appication with value of Pool or Tub
  • Permit is required for anything that holds more than 2 feet of Water
  • 1 Set of engineered plans
  • Site Plan showing where the pool and fence is or will be built
  • Status of Title
  • Meet the following restrictions:
    • Minimum Setbacks
    • No closer than 4.92 feet to any side or rear yard property line
    • Must be enclosed by a Fence
    • Non-Climbable fence with a minimum height of 5 Feet and a maximum height of 6.56 Feet
    • This must be accompanied with a self closing lockable gate.
    • Fence is not necessary if pool or hot tub is enclosed by a deck where a minimum of 6 feet from the ground to top rail of the deck
    • Geotechnical report if pool is within 150 feet of the river (At development officers discretion)

Demolition Permit

Application Permit

  • Site Plan of property being destroyed
  • Service Fee