In Ottawa, a building permit is usually required to renovate, demolish, construct or make permanent changes to the use of your home. Examples of projects requiring a building permit include:
- Load-bearing structures
- Plumbing updates
- Electrical changes
- Major home additions
Getting a building permit is for your safety and ensures that all work passes safety standards, keeping your home insurable.
We work with you to make the building permits process go smooth. We have done successfully hundreds of times and can prevent roadblocks that slow your project done.
For more information visit the City of Ottawa’s “Building Permits and Renovating” webpage.