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Sewer Conversion Permits - Residential Housing

There are no conditions of issuance for these types of permits other than an inspection.You will be asked to schedule an inspection when you complete our online application form.Inspections can be scheduled for normal business hours (8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday, with the exception of holidays).

The sanitary sewer on the public side is under the jurisdiction of the Region of Peel, therefore the Region must be contacted for stake out purposes.The applicant is required to contact the Region of Peel - Public Works Department through their general information number (905)791-7800 x7973 to notify them of the construction. The issuance of the permit will not be held for this notification or the inspection.

Note:It is the responsibility of the property owner to ensure that the existing private sewage disposal system be adequately decommissioned to prevent a health and safety hazard and contamination to the environment.

Decommissioning of the septic tank may include pumping it out by a licensed waste hauler and backfilling with granular material OR the septic tank may be pumped and removed.)

Purchase this type of permit where your project is about converting from a septic system to public sanitary sewer system. The permit fee is $100.00 and covers the cost of inspection.

If you have questions, please give us a call at (905)896-5612 during normal business hours.

Application FOI and Privacy Clause
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Personal information on these forms is collected under the authority of the Building Code Act, 1992, S.O. 1992, Chapter 23 and the City of Mississauga Building By-law and will be used to process your application for building permit. Questions about the collection of this information should be directed to the Freedom of Information Co-ordinator, Office of the City Clerk, 300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga, Ontario L5B 3C1 Telephone: 905-896-5421.
User Manual - Purchase Permits Online
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Click on the link below to download our user manual. This document contains everything you need to complete your purchase of a building permit online.
  Purchase Permits Online - User Manual
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