You need to complete and submit a building permit application in order to build a home or cottage on your property.


There is a $150 base fee plus the following additional fees as necessary:

  • $1.19 per square foot for residential dwellings and additions
  • $0.36 per square foot of unfinished basement or crawlspace
  • $0.74 per square foot of finished basement or crawlspace
  • $0.36 per square foot for docks and decks
  • $0.46 per square foot for an accessory building such as a garage, shed, gazebo or boat port

A fee of $10.00 per fixture will apply for any new or modified plumbing fixture.

Fees are indexed on January 1 of each year. 

Building permit checklist

Please include the following information with your application:

Files are preferred in PDF. Contact us with any questions or email us your completed application.