Prior to Building Permit Issuance it must be shown that you are in compliance with any other Agency that may have a jurisdiction with respect to the proposal. This could be any of the following:
Otonabee Region Conservation Authority (ORCA) – Telephone: (705) 745-5791
250 Milroy Drive, Peterborough, ON K9H 7M9
Permits are required within regulated areas for:
- Minor filing
- Minor construction – accessory buildings such as boathouse, garages
- Major construction – dwellings, additions
- Basements, crawlspaces
Township Public Works – Harold Nelson – Telephone: (705) 652-8402
County Roads Department – Kendra Reid – Telephone: (705) 775-2737 x 3202
Trent Severn Waterways – Telephone: (705) 742-9267
A permit is required for any ‘in water’ work (docks, boathouses, retaining walls). This refers to new construction as well as repairs to existing facilities.
Application for a Permit to Construct or Demolish (pdf – 252KB): Application for a building or demolition permit
Application and Guide for Sewage Systems (pdf – 299KB): Guide, calculations and application for a sewage system permit
Authorization to Act as Agent (pdf – 98KB): Fill this out if someone other than the homeowner will be discussing the permit with Township staff.
* Fillable PDF forms can be filled, signed and sent electronically which requires the use of a digital signature. These forms can also be filled electronically and signed by hand, or be entirely filled by hand.