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Oliver Reprich

Oliver Reprich Muskoka REALTOR

When do I need a Building Permit?

You need a permit if you…

  • Construct any new building (i.e. new single family dwelling, garage, shed etc)
  • Construct a foundation
  • Install a structure such as a mobile home on your property
  • Repair or add to a building, including porches or decks
  • Add a chimney, woodstove or fireplace
  • Install an above ground pool or in-ground pool
  • Install weeping tiles
  • Install siding or re-bricking
  • Finish a basement
  • Move a building onto a property

If plumbing work is proposed, a separate plumbing permit is required.


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