ePLANS - Online Building Permit Application Process

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Welcome to ePLANS - the new online building permit application process

Your one-stop access to submitting your building permit online. This new service will save you time, money and simplify the process.

ePLANS is a web-based building permit online business solution. It will allow you to submit, review, pay a portion of the required fees and seek approval online of your building project.

Stay tuned for more information as we ready the online building permit system for launch!.

Benefits of ePLANS and online building permits

  • When it's convenient for you. You’ll be able to apply for a building permit 24/7. No more driving to City Hall or worrying about customer service office hours. You apply when the timing works for you.
  • Track your permit submission as you go. You'll be able to view where you are in the approval process online as well as retrieve and review all your past documents
  • All hands on deck. This online, streamlined approach enables us to have several staff review your permit at once which saves time and is a more efficient application process. You will be automatically contacted if further clarification is required.
  • Efficency and cost savings. By eliminating the paper process, the Building department will be able to provide to citizens a better and more efficient way to deliver one of our busiest City services. The City endeavours to deliver top services while being respectful of the bottom line costs. This new online building permit platform is yet another example of a leading business process.

Contact us

Phone: 905-546-2424 ext. 2720
Email: eplans@hamilton.ca