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Building Code Act & Enforcement

Building Standards are set by the Ontario Building Code, Zoning By-law, Building By-law and other applicable laws to ensure all structures meet the minimum living, fire and health and safety requirements.

The Ontario Building Code (OBC) is the legislative framework governing the construction, renovation and change-of-use of buildings in Ontario. It establishes detailed technical requirements and minimum standards for building construction.

To report illegal building or construction please contact By-law Enforcement.

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Occupational Health & Safety Act


Building Inspections
519-599-3131 x296

Building Services
519-599-3131 x239

By-law Enforcement
519-599-3131 x249

Chief Building Official
519-599-3131 x261

Zoning Coordinator
519-599-3131 x290


  • 2014-18 Building Code Act Respecting Permits & Related Matters