Permit Fees 

Please note: there is a $105 minimum fee for groups.

Permit Type    2016 Fees
Assembly    $1.72 (Per Sq Ft)
Group A (Assembly Occupancies)
Permit Type    2016 Fees
Institutional   $2.20 (Per Sq Ft) 
Group B (Institutional Occupancies)
Permit Type    2016 Fees  
Single Family, Semi, Townhouse, Duplex   $1.14 (Per Sq Ft)
Apartment Building   $1.14 (Per Sq Ft)
Hotel / Motels   $1.35 (Per Sq Ft) 
Group C (Residential Occupancies)
Permit Type    2016 Fees
Office Buildings    $1.56 (Per Sq Ft)
Group D (Business & Personal Service Occupancies)
Permit Type    2016 Fees
Retail Stores   $1.10 (Per Sq Ft)
Group E (Mercantile Occupancies)
Permit Type   2016 Fees 
Industrial        $0.83 (Per Sq Ft)
Parking Garages    $0.58 (Per Sq Ft) 
Farm Building   $0.38 (Per Sq Ft) 
Group F (Industrial Occupancies)
Permit Type    2016 Fees
All Classes   $14.50 Per $1000 Construction Value 
Alterations & Renovations to Existing Finished Areas   $14.50 Per $1000 Construction Value  
Interior Finishing to Finishing Unfinished Areas (Minimum Fee is $105)
Permit Type   2016 Flat Fee 
Swimming Pool   $155 
Shed   $105 
Deck   $130
Change of Use (No Construction)   $105 
Partial Occupancy   $105 
Tent (Per Tent)   $105
Hoarding Permit   $105
Moving Permit   $105
Foundation Permit, Structural Steel or Non-combustible cladding permit   $235 
Demolition Permit < 600 sq m   $105
Demolition Permit 600 sq m or Greater   $210
Permanent Sign (per sign)   $105 
Portable Sign or Utility Pole Sign     $50 / 30 days
Residential Garage (detached)   $285 
Residential Garage (attached) or Carport    $1.14 per sq ft.
Transfer of Ownership
 
$100 
Miscellaneous
Permit Type    2016 Fees
Retaining Walls   $14.50 Per $1000 Construction Value 
Racking Permit   $14.50 Per $1000 Construction Value
Plumbing Work Independent of Building Permit   $13.50 Per Fixture (Minimum Charge $100) 
Building Site Service   $14.50 Per $1000 Construction Value 
Miscellaneous (Minimum Fee is $105)

Please note: When in the opinion of the CBO the application does not fit into one of the noted categories, a fee of $14.50 per $1,000 of construction value will be charged.

An additional inspection fee of $200 for inspections not being ready on the second inspection attempt.

Permit Type    2016 Fees
Extension of a permit application    $75
Extension of an issued permit where construction has stopped, or not started    $75
Minimum retained fee when an application is cancelled    $125
Minimum retained fee when a building permit is cancelled    $125
Administration
Administration Fee    2016 Fees
Order to Comply (Constructing Prior to Issuance of a Building Permit)   $250 
Stop Work Order (Failing to Comply with the Order to Comply)   $750 
Prosecution (Failing to Comply with the Stop Work Order)    $1500
Construction Started Prior to the Permit Issuance for Building Professionals
Administration Fee    2016 Fees
Order to Comply (Constructing Prior to Issuance of a Building Permit)    Permit Fee Value up to $250
Stop Work Order (Failing to Comply with the Order to Comply)    Permit Fee Value up to $750
Prosecution (Failing to Comply with the Stop Work Order)    Permit Fee Value up to $1500
Construction Started Prior to the Permit Issuance for Non-Building Professionals
Permit Type    2016 Fees
Sewage System Permit   $625 
Sewage System Repair   $210 
Sewage System Inspection   $250 
Sewage System Record Search   $70 + HST 


 
Plumbing - Other
Permit Type    2016 Fees  
Building / Zoning Certificate   $70 + HST 
Building Permit Search   $70 + HST  
General Enquiry Letters   $70 + HST  
Zoning / Building Compliance
Permit Type     2016 Fees
Weed and Debris Order (Issuance)   $125 
Work Completed for Compliance    100% of Total Cost + 25% Admin Fee
Property Standards Order (Issuance)   $125 
Property Standards Order (Final and Binding Order)   $125 
Property Standards Breach of Order   $500 
Work Completed for Compliance    100% of Total Cost + 25% Admin Fee
Portable Sign Removal   100% of Total Cost + 25% Admin Fee 
Certificate of Compliance    $125 + HST
Attendance at Appeal Hearing   $125 
Title / Corporate Search    $50
Registration / Discharge of an Order    $150
Property Standards / Weeds