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Building Permit Fees

Fees for building permits vary depending on the type of work being done. Development charges and/or security deposits could apply to certain projects.  Security deposits are applicable to projects such as moving/over-sized loads, in-ground and on-ground pool fence permits, conditional and demolition permits.  Please contact the Building Department for more information on fees applicable to your project. We accept only cash, cheques and debit/interac.

To view the muncipal code that references building, permits and inspections click on the link provided - Development, Chapter 0252.

* denotes: $1,000.00 per thousand dollars of construction value.

Residential

Description

2018 Fees

Construct a building as defined by subsection 1 (1) of the Building Code Act, 1992 (which includes H.V.A.C. work, plumbing work, drainage work)

$0.56/sp.ft. of gross floor area

Minimum $150.00

Sheds, decks, porches and accessory structures at 108 sq.ft. or less 

$65.00

Sheds, decks and porches and accessory structures greater than 108 sq.ft.

$100.00

Garages and carports, plus $150 security deposit

$200.00

Interior and/or exterior renovations (which includes H.V.A.C. work, plumbing work, drainage work) and change of use permits

$8.00/$1,000.00*

Minimum $80.00

Swimming Pool Fence Permit, plus $150 security deposit for in-ground and on-ground pools (Property Maintenance Bylaw Chapter 0722)

$65.00

 Assembly / Commercial / Institutional

Description

2018 Fees

Construct a building as defined by subsection l (l) of the Building Code Act, 1992 (that includes H.V.A.C. work, plumbing work, drainage work) and conditional permits

$1.17/sq.ft.  of gross floor area

Minimum $250.00

Shell permits (conditional or non-conditional)

$0.83 sq.ft. of gross floor area

Interior/exterior renovations (which includes H.V.A.C work, plumbing work, drainage work) and change of use permit

$11.00/$1,000.00*

Minimum $115.00

 Industrial

Description

2018 Fees

Construct a building as defined by subsection 1(1) of the Building Code Act, 1992 (which includes H.V.A.C. work, plumbing work, drainage work) and conditional permits

$0.37/sq.ft. of gross floor area up to and including 50,000 sq.ft. of gross floor area

$0.19/sq.ft. of gross floor area over 50,000 sq.ft. of gross floor area

Minimum $250.00

Interior/exterior renovations (which includes H.V.A.C. work, plumbing work and drainage work) and change of use permit

$11.00/$1,000.00*

Minimum $115.00

 Stand Alone and Miscellaneous Work

Description

2018 Fees

Demolition permit - Residential, plus $1,000 security deposit

Demolition permit - Non-residential, plus $1,000 security deposit

$150.00

$500.00

Partial occupancy permit for a building prior to its completion

$80.00

Parking lots constructed permit, not forming part of a development for which a building permit has been issued

$80.00

Foundation permit

$0.08/sq.ft.

Tents and temporary building permits

$100.00/tent
Balcony repairs or guard replacement permits $13.20/$1,000.00* 
Commercial kitchen exhaust, spray booth, dust collector, etc. (applies to installations on existing buildings) $200.00
Stand-along work: H.V.A.C., plumbing, sprinklers, asbestos removal, rack storage systems $5.00/$1,000.00*

Site Services:

Residential units

Multi-residential, Industrial, Commercial & Institutional

 

$75.00

$5.00/$1,000.00*

Minimum $150.00

Solar Panels:

Single detached dwellings/semi-detached dwellings

Industrial, Commercial & Institutional

 

$100.00

$9.00/$1,000.00*

Portables

Port-a-Pak

$75.00 ea.

$300.00

Re-inspections fee

$100.00

Sign permits, (Property Maintenace Bylaw Chapter 0754)

$50.00/sign

Moving Permit

$50.00

Administration Fees

Description 2018 Fees
Conditional permits $200.00
Additional plan review fee (after all reviews have been completed prior to issuance or after the permit has been issued)

$50.00/hour

Minimum $150.00

Construction without a permit $200.00

 Deposits

Deposits 2018 Fees
General damage deposit $25.00/metre of frontage 
Garage/Carports damage deposit $150.00
Pool fence enclosure damage deposit $150.00 
Demolition permit security $1,000.00
Moving permit security $250.00 - $500.00

Contact Us

© 2017 City of Woodstock P.O. Box 1539, 500 Dundas Street, Woodstock, ON N4S 0A7

 

Phone: 519-539-1291
TTY: 519-539-7268
Email: General Information

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