Requirements for ICI and Part 3 Residential Permit Applications
- Complete all applicable fields on the ministry prescribed Application for a Permit to Construct or Demolish, and provide required Schedules
- Calculate permit fee breakdown
- Complete, sign and date the applicable law checklist
- Complete, sign and date building permit application additional information form
- Provide grading / site servicing plans stamped by a grading engineer or Ontario land surveyor - indicating site servicing information (if applicable – a separate permit submission may be required)
- Provide site plan showing building location with setbacks noted, all zoning statistics, parking layout with number of parking spaces noted, etc.
- Provide architectural drawings:
- Foundation plan, floor plan(s)
- Building cross-section(s) & details
- Elevations, etc.
- Provide structural drawings and calculations stamped by a professional engineer
- Geotechnical report for new buildings
- Excavation and shoring drawings (if applicable)
- Provide mechanical drawings and calculations, stamped by a professional engineer:
- Complete HVAC layouts including duct layouts and piping layout with sizing.
- Complete HVAC load calculations and ventilation calculations.
- Complete plumbing layouts with pipe sizing.
- Site servicing drawing if applicable
- Equipment schedules
- Applicable energy efficiency forms (SB-10) filled and signed by respective professionals
- If performance compliance is followed, a complete modelling report shall be submitted showing all inputs and outputs from the modelling software. Report shall be stamped by an architect or professional engineer.
- Manufacturer’s specification sheets will be required showing the equipment efficiencies, u-values for curtain wall systems / glazing systems and spandrel panels etc.
- Special systems such as geothermal systems, hazard material handling and storage, spray booths etc. may require additional documentation. Please contact email@example.com for more information
- Copy of Fire Protection and Electrical Drawings, stamped by a Professional Engineer:
- Sprinkler layouts & calculations
- Emergency and exit lighting
- Fire route application to be submitted directly to Fire Department
- Provide Ontario building code design summary, completed and stamped by architect
- Provide commitment to general review by architect and engineer
If any of the above listed items are missing the Permit Application will not be accepted.
All drawings must be stamped, dated and signed.
Drawings marked “Not for construction” will not be accepted.
Please be aware the following items are required prior to release of the Building Permit.
- Site plan approval (if applicable) *Reminder: When changes are made to either building permit drawings or site plan approval drawings, submit copies of amended drawings to both Building Services and Planning Services to ensure drawings match at final stage of permit process and avoid delays*
- Halton Region Conservation Authority approval if in a regulated area
- Halton Region Services Permit (if applicable)
- Heritage Approval if located in Heritage District (contact Planning Services department)
- Payment of Development Charges – contact the Finance department for requirements
- Cash-in-lieu of Park Land Dedication – contact the Legal department for requirements