Building Services

Building permits are required for all structures occupying an area greater than ten square metres, sewage systems, and all structures containing plumbing. Building inspectors will conduct several inspections through different stages of construction, as described in South Huron's Building By-Law.

For more information about residential construction projects and the process to obtain a permit, please see our Building Permit Information Guide.

Building Permit Application
General Review/Commitment Certificate
General Review Certificate - Schedule B
Letter of Undertaking
Sewage System Permit Application
Energy Efficiency Design Summary Form - Part 9 Residential - 2017
Energy Efficiency Design Summary for All Other Buildings

Ontario Building Code

Please note:

Ontario Building Code updates effective January 1, 2017

The 2012 Ontario Building Code came into effect on January 1, 2014. Please click here for a copy of the Building Code.

Development Charges

For information about the Development Charges By-Law review, please see the 2015 Development Charges Council Workshop Presentation and the 2015 Development Charges Background Study and draft By-Law provided by Watson & Associates.

2015 Development Charges Addendum Report

2015 Development Charges Consolidated Report

For more information about the current Development Charges By-law, click here.

For a copy of the Development Charges By-law 20-2015, click here.

If you work in construction, the rules for mandatory WSIB coverage have changed. Do you run your own construction business? Big or small, with workers or without, you still need to know what's changed. Find out what it means for you.

By-Law 68-2012 introduces a fee schedule for wind turbine structures. Click here for more information.