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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  


Forms  


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)
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 Permit Related Fees & Charges  

Fee Type   Initial Fee   Additional Fee  
Building $75
(for first $3000 of construction value)
$13
(per $1000 of construction value over the first $3000)
Plumbing Residential - $54
Commercial / Non-residential - $66
Residential - $8 per fixture
Commercial / Non-residential - $15 per fixture
Septic New Systems - $596
Repairs/Alterations - $358
N/A
Demolition $75 $10 (per 1000 ft2 of building area)

Construction Value includes the cost of materials, labour, profit, architectural/engineering work, etc. 


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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