Other Approval Agencies

Prior to issuing a building permit or associated approvals, you may also be required to obtain approvals from other agencies. This is the applicant's responsibility and can affect timing of your approvals.

Some of the more common agency requirements are:

  • Niagara Escarpment Commission - A building permit can not be issued for works in the Niagara Escarpment Plan without an NEC development permit or exemption. 
  • County of Simcoe - You may require a permit from the County of Simcoe for works along or adjacent to County roads. 
  • Ministry of Transportation - You may need a permit from the Ministry of Transportation for works along or adjacent to Provnicial Highways. 
  • Ministry of the Environment - You may require a permit from the Ministry of the Environment for such projects as large sewage systems or those requiring other environment approvals.

Once you have submitted a building application to the Township, it will be reviewed to determine compliance with the Building Code Act. Your application will also be reviewed to ensure that it complies with the Zoning By-Law and any other applicable requirements.

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