If you are planning a project that involves shoring, you will need to apply for a building permit and get approval for the proposed work.
Follow the shoring and excavation approval process and carefully review this checklist to ensure your building permit application includes all of the required shoring drawings and documents. Additional submission materials may need to be included too, depending on your proposed shoring location and positioning.
Applications with missing requirements may result in delayed permit approvals.
Submit the Shoring and Excavation Engineering Clearance Application to firstname.lastname@example.org to start the pre-consultation process.
Elevations are referred to the City of Mississauga benchmark No. ___, located on ___, having a published elevation of ___ metres.
For all dewatering proof of approval, hydrogeological data, like groundwater levels, infiltration rates and lab chemistry, will be needed but not in the form of a complete report. Contact the Environmental Coordinator, Storm Sewers at 905-615-3200 ext. 8358 or email@example.com for more information about this requirement.
Contact the Region of Peel to ensure your proposed shoring work addresses the requirements of the Region.
The Regional Municipality of Peel
Public Works Department
Engineering – Development Services
Tel: (905) 791-7800
Toll Free: 1-888-919-7800
Along with the drawings and documents required for all shoring projects, when shoring encroaches into neighbouring privately owned lands, the following documents must be submitted too:
(SP _ _-_ _ _) – [indicate municipal address or legal description of the lands], (drawing title) – (drawing title or number)
Along with the drawings and documents required for all shoring projects, when tiebacks encroach into municipal right-of-way (land owned by the City of Mississauga), the following must be submitted too:
“I hereby certify that the information on this plan is complete, accurate and based on physical locates [specify if test pits OR geophysics], as provided by [Company name], on [date provided].”
Engineer’s signature: ___________
After your application has been submitted and during the detailed review period by City staff, you will receive more information from Transportation and Works about these further requirements:
For more information about the requirements in this checklist contact Transportation and Works at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 311 (905-615-4311 outside Mississauga limits).