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You can now submit your building permit application online. Use Chrome or Safari for the best experience.
If it is your first time using the town’s online services, you will need to create a user name and password. Select sign in and then the option to sign up. If you already have an account, you can use the same username and password.
Provide information about your project and upload your drawings and documents. When applying using online services, you do not need to provide the Application for a Permit to Construct or Demolish.
You can apply for all types of building permits using online services with the exception of townhouses, revisions, conditional, partial and authority to occupy permits. For these select instances, please complete the required forms found on the Applications Forms and Guidelines page and email to firstname.lastname@example.org including all supporting documents. Ensure all mandatory form fields have been completed and don’t forget signatures.
Please follow the submission standards outlined in Step 2 of 3 to help us process your application quickly.
Your application will be pre-screened to ensure all required information has been provided. If the criteria has been met, the application will be accepted. If information is insufficient or missing, you will be notified of the missing requirements to be provided. To avoid delays, ensure all documentation meets the requirements and reapply as soon as possible.
Once your application is accepted, you will receive an invoice for payment. Convenient electronic payment options include:
For more information, please visit the Electronic Payment Information page. Cheques are still accepted made payable to the Town of Oakville, and mailed or delivered to:
Town of Oakville Attn: Building Services
1225 Trafalgar Road
Oakville, ON L6H 0H3
Once payment is received, your application will progress through a series of mandatory reviews. We will provide you with a courtesy status update once each type of examination is complete and a list of deficiencies that require attention, if applicable. Once all examinations are complete and mandatory requirements are satisfied, you will be issued a building permit.
In the event that there are issues with your application, you will be provided a letter of refusal summarizing the identified deficiencies. At this point, you are eligible to resubmit your revised plans that address the deficiency issues. To avoid delays, ensure your resubmission materials address all deficiencies that have been identified, otherwise we will be unable to issue your permit.
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