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Demolition permits for ground orientated dwelling units, residential garages and accessory buildings serving ground orientated dwelling units, are valid for sixty (60) days from the permit issuance date. All other demolition permits are valid for two (2) years from the permit issuance date.

How to apply for your permit:

Before you can apply for a demolition permit, you must first obtain the following documents:

  1. Tree Protection Plan Approval Letter – Email or fax the application form and site plan to or 306-975-3034.
  2. Water and Wastewater Service Connection Permit - Email your demolition application form and site plan to the Water and Sewer Connections Desk at A refundable deposit will be required for water and sewer disconnect and infrastructure maintenance.
  3. Confirmation of Taxes - The property owner must confirm property taxes paid up to date. This may be done at the same time the deposit is made for the water and sewer disconnect and infrastructure.

Preparing Site Plan and Corresponding Documents

  1. Site Plan, showing existing trees and applicable buildings. The site plan needs to indicate the building(s) on the site to be demolished and show all tress located on the boulevard adjacent to the property.
  2. Declaration of Intent Form
  3. All buildings constructed before 1990 require an Asbestos Removal Notification Form. This form indicates if any asbestos will be disturbed or removed during the work.

Apply Online

Applying for your permit online is quick and easy. Refer to our Online Permit Quick Start Guide for step-by-step instructions on how to apply for your permit.

Apply Online

Approved Permit Package

Once your permit is approved, paid for and obtained, construction can begin. Building Standards offers next day inspections for all mandatory inspection stages identified within your permit package. Book inspections online at                        

Things to remember:

Building & Development Permit Review Process

Applications are reviewed in the order of which they are received. Once a permit application is received, it is given an application number and reviewed by Building Standards. The time period allowed for the demolition of ground-oriented dwelling units, residential garages, and accessory buildings serving ground-oriented dwellings is 60 days from date of permit issuance.

Building & Development Permit Fees

Building and development permit fees are charged at time of permit issuance. For more information on permit fees, refer to Schedule 'A' of the Building Bylaw, and Section 4.7 of the Zoning Bylaw