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House Permit Requirements


Jessie Langford
Administrative Assistant
52 Seguin Street
Parry Sound, ON P2A 1B4
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John Este
Chief Building Official
52 Seguin Street
Parry Sound, ON P2A 1B4
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T. (705) 746-2101 x221
F. (705) 746-7461
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To obtain a building permit for a house, a semi-detached dwelling or a townhouse you must submit:

If you are making changes to your heating system, insulation or windows you must submit an Energy Efficiency Design Summary Form.

If you are making changes to or require a new water or sewer connection you must submit a Water and Sewer Connection Form.

For a duplex or more than 2 dwelling unit see Commercial Permit Requirements .

The construction drawings shall be designed by a qualified and registered designer, architect, professional engineer or a combination thereof, depending on the scope of work. There are some exemptions to this rule. One such exemption allows the homeowner to take responsibility for the design of certain aspects of a project related to a house.

Before submitting an application, you must ensure you comply with other applicable law.

Other approvals which may be required prior to receiving a building permit:


Urban Tree Canopy & Native Vegetation

The Town of Parry Sound has an Urban Tree Canopy and Native Vegetation Policy in place which guides the municipality in protecting and enhancing the tree canopy and natural vegetation.

This policy applies to all properties and development, on public or private lands, in the Town of Parry Sound. It is a resource which can be referred to and utilized as guiding principles for residential, commercial and public purposes.