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100 John West Way, Aurora, Ontario, Canada, L4G 6J1


Building Services

Green Path

Building permits are required to ensure new construction complies with the zoning by-law and meets theminimum provisions set out in the Ontario Building Code for public health, fire protection and structural sufficiency. The OBC code is Provincial regulation administered by the Housing Development and Buildings Branch of the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing. Under the Building Code Act, local governments are responsible for the enforcement of the Ontario Building Code within their municipality.


The Town of Aurora is pleased to announce the Green Path Program, an expedited building permit service for energy and water conservation home improvement projects read more

Please be advised of the new permit fees for Swimming Pool Enclosure is now $280.00 and Hot Tub is $150.00.

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ArrowWhen do you need a residential permit?
ArrowWhen do you need a non-residential permit?
ArrowWhen do you not need a permit?
ArrowPermit inspection request

Related links:

ArrowPreliminary Zoning Review
ArrowBuilder responsibilities and building inspections
ArrowCode of conduct for CBO & inspectors
ArrowContact information for related organizations
ArrowDesigner requirements
ArrowDevelopment charges
ArrowNew residential subdivisions FAQs
ArrowPermit fees PDF
ArrowResidential Express Permit Program (REPP)
ArrowSecond suite dwelling units (basement apartments) and two-unit houses
ArrowBuilding Bylaw PDF

Downloadable documents:

ArrowApplication for Permitted Use Letter pdf
ArrowApplication for a Permit to Construct or Demolish PDF
ArrowAcknowledgement of Incomplete Application PDF
ArrowEnergy Efficiency Design Summary PDF
ArrowSchedule 2 - Sewage System Installer Form PDF 
ArrowApplicable Law Checklist PDF
ArrowBuilding Height Definition PDF
ArrowDriveway Widths PDF
ArrowFence Handout PDF  
ArrowGeneral Review - Letter of Commitment PDF
ArrowOntario Building Code Data Matrix PDF 

External links:

Arrow Ontario Building Officials Association external link
Arrow Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing external link
Arrow TARION Protection New Home Buyers external link
Arrow Ontario E-laws external link

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