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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.  Please note 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.

Tables

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

Residential

Description

2019 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

$150.00 Minimum

Construct or relocate a shed or deck 108 sq. ft. or less

$65.00

Sheds greater than 108 sq. ft. 
Attached decks and porches
Free standing decks more than 108 sq. ft.

$100.00

Garages and carports

$200.00

$150.00 Deposit

Interior and/or exterior renovations/repairs  (that includes H.V.A.C. work, plumbing work, drainage work) and Change of Use Permits

$8.00/$1,000.00*

$80.00 Minimum

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

$65.00
150.00 Deposit

 Assembly / Commercial / Institutional

Description

2019 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

$250.00 Minimum

Shell Permits (conditional or non-conditional)

$0.83 sq.ft. of gross floor area
$250.00 Minimum

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

$11.00/$1,000.00*

$115.00 Minimum

 Industrial

Description

2019 Fees

Construct a building as defined by subsection 1(1) of the Building Code Act, 1992 (that 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.

$250.00 Minimum

Interior/exterior renovations (that includes H.V.A.C. work, plumbing work and drainage work) and Change of Use Permit

$11.00/$1,000.00*

$115.00 Minimum

 Stand Alone and Miscellaneous Work

Description

2019 Fees

Demolition Permit - Residential

Demolition Permit - Non-residential

$150.00

$500.00
$1,000.00 Deposit

Partial Occupancy Permit for a building prior to its completion

$80.00

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

$80.00

Foundation Permit

$0.08/sq.ft. of GFA

Tents and Temporary Building 

$100.00/tent
Balcony repairs or guard replacement $13.20/$1,000.00* 
$150.00 Minimum
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*
$150.00 Minimum

Site Services: New Installation

Residential units

Multi-residential, Industrial, Commercial & Institutional

 

$80.00

$5.00/$1,000.00*

$150.00 Minimum

Solar Panels:

Single detached dwellings/Semi

Industrial, Commercial & Institutional

 

$100.00

$9.00/$1,000.00*

Portables

Port-a-Pak

$75.00 ea.

$300.00

Septic Systems:

New/Replacement system
Class 2 System
Replacement of septic tank only
Leaching bed material alteration or repair

 

$810.00
$250.00
$250.00
$500.00

Re-inspections fee

$100.00

Sign permits, (Property Maintenace Bylaw Chapter 0754)

$50.00/sign

Moving Permit

$50.00

Administration Fees

Description 2019 Fees
Conditional Permits $200.00
$1,000.00 Deposit
Additional plan review fee (after all reviews have been completed prior to issuance or after the permit has been issued)

$50.00/hour

$150.00 Minimum

Construction without a permit $200.00

 Deposits

Deposits 2019 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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