When is a Building Permit required?

February 26, 2019

A building permit is a formal approval to construct, add to, move or remove a building/structure on your property.

A building permit must be obtained for the construction of a new building/structure, or an addition or alteration of any building/structure which results in a building area of more than 10 m2 (108 square feet).

If the contractor or designer obtains the building permit on your behalf, it is still the building/property owner who is ultimately responsible for complying with all building requirements.

For more information please visit our Regulations & Permits page.

Last modified: February 26, 2019

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