Most renovation, construction or demolition projects require a building permit. Below is a list of common projects that do and do not require a permit.
You will need to meet zoning regulations even if your project doesn’t require a building permit.
A permit is required prior to building, demolishing or installing any of the following:
Backflow prevention devices are required under the authority of the Region of Peel’s Backflow Prevention By-law 10-2017 and the Ontario Building Code. The purpose of this by-law is to prevent backflow into the Region’s Municipal Drinking Water System to maintain clean and safe drinking water. For more information on the By-law and the Backflow Prevention Program, please visit the Region of Peel website.
You need a permit to make sure your project complies with the requirements in the Ontario Building Code, the Mississauga Zoning By-law and any other approvals you may need.
Visit the Ontario Building Officials Association website to learn why you need a building permit, why the building code matters and some important steps when planning construction projects.
If you need more information, call 311 (905-615-4311) or contact us online.