My Neighbours' Construction

The information on this page will help provide guidelines on who to contact if you have any concerns about your neighbour's demolition or construction activity.

Building permit search

Check the Active Building Permits interactive map to confirm that a building permit has been issued. If a building permit has not been issued please contact ServiceOakville at ServiceOakville@oakville.ca or 905-845-6601.

Building/workplace safety

Contact the Ministry of Labour at 1-800-263-6906 for hazardous materials in a building to be demolished or worker health and safety hazards.

Contact Town of Oakville Building Services at 905-845-7376 for concern about building permits for construction/demolition or unsafe construction or building conditions.

Dangerous electrical conditions

Contact Oakville Hydro at 905-825-9400.

Drainage and grading

Contact ServiceOakville at ServiceOakville@oakville.ca or 905-845-6601.

Noise and nuisance

All residents are entitled to a peaceful lifestyle. Noise By-law 2008-098 regulates noise and attempts to minimize noisy disturbances in your neighbourhood, especially during certain time periods. Visit the Noise and Nuisance Issues page to learn more.

Parking during construction

Did you know that there are special requirements concerning parking for the homeowner as well as anyone hired during a construction project? Visit the Parking During Construction page for details.

Residential building permits

Many different types of home construction, renovation, demolition and landscaping projects require permits. Visit the Residential Building Permits page for more information on what permits are required.

Roadway concerns

Contact ServiceOakville at ServiceOakville@oakville.ca or 905-845-6601 for concerns with regard to: blocked streets, sidewalks or driveways; and for any work, debris or mud-tracking on the municipal roadway.

Tree protection and removal

Did you know that there are special requirements if your project is near a town-owned tree? Are you concerned about a tree being cut down? Visit the Tree Protection and Removal page for information on permits and applications.

Zoning by-laws

Zoning by-laws regulate how land and buildings are used, the location of the buildings, lot coverage, building heights and other provisions to ensure proper development. The town's zoning by-law requirements must be satisfied regardless of whether a building permit is needed.

Credit Valley Conservation Authority      
1255 Old Derry Rd. W.       
Meadowvale, ON L5N 6R4
1-905-670-1615                                           
1-800-668-5557                                          

Halton Region Conservation Authority
2596 Brittania Rd. W.         
Burlington, ON L7P 0G3
905-336-1158                                                                    

Milton Land Registry Office          
2800 Highpoint Dr, 2nd Floor
Milton, ON L9T 6P4
905-864-3500                                                                                                        

Oakville Hydro                                 
861 Redwood Square        
Oakville, ON L6J 5E3         
905-825-9400                                 

Ontario Hydro                                  
155 A. Matheson Blvd., Unit 104
Mississauga, ON L5R 3L5
905-507-4949                                                              

Tarion Warranty Corporation
5150 Yonge Street
Concourse Level
Toronto, ON M2N 6L0
1-877-9TARION

Ontario One Call “call before you dig”
1-800-400-2255

Regional Municipality of Halton
P.O. Box 7000, 1151 Bronte Rd.              
Oakville, ON L6M 3L1                    
905-825-6000                                                                     

Region of Halton Health Department
P.O. Box 7000, 1151 Bronte Rd.
Oakville, ON L6M 3L1
905-825-6211                                                                 

Town of Oakville - Building Services Dept. 1225 Trafalgar Road
Oakville, ON L6H 0H3
905-845-6601 x 7376                                                      

Town of Oakville - Fire Prevention Officers 1225 Trafalgar Road
Oakville, ON L6H 0H3
905-845-6601                                                                                                                   

Town of Oakville – Planning Services Dept.
1225 Trafalgar Road
Oakville, ON L6H 0H3
905-845-6601         

Town of Oakville – Development Engineering Dept.
1225 Trafalgar Road
Oakville, ON L6H 0H3
905-845-6601

Town of Oakville – Engineering and Construction Dept.
1225 Trafalgar Road
Oakville, ON L6H 0H3
905-845-6601

Union Gas Limited  
4475 Mainway Drive                      
Burlington, ON L7L 5Y2                
905-335-1008                                                                                                                    

Union Energy          
768 Westgate, Unit 4          
Oakville, ON  L6L 5N2
1-888-71UNION (8-6466)                                                                                                 

Electrical Safety Authority
400 Sheldon Drive,
Cambridge, ON  N1T 2H9
1-877-372-7233

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