Under the direction of the Chief Building Official, the Building Services Department authorizes and regulates the issuance of Building Permits in compliance with the Ontario Building Code, as amended, Township By-laws and other municipal requirements including zoning.
Ontario Building Code changes that will come into effect January 2012 include the following:
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A building permit is a means of regulating development in the community so that health, fire, structural and general safety standards to protect individuals and the community as a whole, are met. It is illegal to start work without a permit. Anyone who starts work without a building permit is in contravention of municipal by-law and the and is therefore subject to financial and legal consequences.The incorporates rules, regulations and regarding building permits.Building Information and Permit ApplicationsIn order to assist you with planning your building projects, we have developed a number of Guides and Checklists for common building projects. Permit application forms for building and septic projects are also available. To view these documents click on the links below:
Other Building Related Information
Building Department Annual Report
Septic Use Permits:
For specific information on the septic system at your home contact the Building Department at 705-728-4784 Ext 2017; we may be able to provide you with a copy.
For specific information regarding wells contact the Well Registry at 888-396-9355, the Township of Springwater does not keep these records.
Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. (Excluding Holidays)