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Apply & Forms 

When applying for a building permit, the following items will need to be submitted/addressed (as related to the construction project) prior to the issuance of a building permit:

Application Requirements  


Additional Forms  

Forms Available in Area Offices Only  

  • On-Site Sewage System Permit Application
  • Certification of On-Site Sewage System
  • Structural Addition Evaluation
  • Pre-Development Site Evaluation
  • Civic Address Request

If you require further explanation of the application forms and which ones are applicable to your project, please contact a Building Inspector located in a Building Division office in your area.   

Drawings & Plans  

  • 2 sets of completed and detailed construction drawings
  • 2 copies of a survey or plot plan - showing measurements of lot, yards, location of proposed building, and any overhead or buried site services (Haldimand Navigator is the County's geographic information system and may be of assistance in determining the location of the property)

 Permit Related Fees & Charges  

Effective August 1, 2018 

New Building Division Fees and Service Charge Structure     

New Building Division Fees and Service Charge structure came into effect August 1, 2018.  Fess are calculated based on square meter of the construction.  The fees bylaw can be viewed here New Building Division Fees- August 1, 2018 

Approvals (when required and received PRIOR to submitting the building permit application)

Construction Near Streams or in Flood Prone Areas
Grand River Conservation Authority (519-621-2761) or grca@grandriver.ca
Long Point Conservation Authority (1-888-231-5408) or conservation@lprca.on.ca
Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (905-788-3135) or www.npca.ca

Construction Affecting Designated Heritage Buildings
Heritage Haldimand (905-318-5932 ext 6346 or lacac@haldimandcounty.on.ca

Construction in Close Proximity to Intensive Animal Operations
Ministry of Agriculture & Food (519-826-3100)

Construction Setbacks and Entrance Permits on Provincial Highways
Ministry of Transportation (1-800-265-6072)

Construction Requiring Environmental Compliance Approval
Ministry of Environment (1-800-461-6290)

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