Important Contacts for Renovations & Permits

Contact information for organizations that you may need for your home renovation and/or building permit:

Call Before you Dig 
1-800-400-2255
Open 24/7

Committee of Adjustment
905-546-4221
Call for minor variances from the zoning by-law’s

Conservation Authorities:
Hamilton Region: 905-525-2181
Halton Region: 905-336-1158
Grand River: 519-621-2761
Niagara Peninsula: 905-788-3135

Canadian Pacific Rail
1-800-766-7912

Electrical Safety Authority
1-877-372-7233
Call for electrical permits and inspections

Encroachments and alley information
905-546-2424 ext. 4298

Historical Designations and information
905-546-2424 ext. 1202 or ext. 1214

Ministry of Transportation
416-235-4081 or 416-235-4387

Niagara Escarpment Commission
905-877-5191

Hydro One
1-888-664-9376
1-800-434-1235
Open 24/7