Building & Renovating

Building & Renovating

COVID-19: FAQ for Development Approvals

As the COVID-19 situation in Hamilton continues to evolve, these Frequently Asked Questions for Development Approvals will be regularly updated as circumstances change to provide residents and developers with current information.

Service at a Glance

Do I need a Building Permit?

Find out what types of projects require/do not require a Building Permit.

I want more information about:

Apply for your building permit online

 You can submit your permit application, pay a portion of the required fees and seek approval online of your building project.

Submitting Drawings

Reduce delays for your permit by submitting complete drawings and hiring a qualified designer.

Building Inspections

Information on how to book your inspection, and when inspections are required.

How much will a Building Permit cost?

Building Permit fees are determined by Hamilton’s Building Permit By-law.

Contact us & FAQs

Review these questions to help you get started on your next project.