Building Services

The Building Services Department is responsible for the enforcement of the Building Code Act and Building Code Regulations. The department consists of the Chief Building Official (CBO), a Senior Building Inspector, two Building Inspectors, and an Administrative Assistant. They review all plans, assist in the completion of building permits and other required applications and perform on-site inspections.

Building Services is responsible for processing building permit applications covering a wide variety of permits such as, but not limited to:

  • building
  • plumbing
  • demolition
  • septic

Building Services is responsible for conducting inspections for compliance with minimum health, life safety, and structural sufficiency requirements as required in
the Building Code Act, as well as investigating complaints related to unauthorized construction.

Building Services is also responsible for collecting various municipal fees at the
time of application, including:

  • Cash in Lieu of Parkland (CILP)
  • Development Charges
  • Grading Bonds

 Building Permits

General Information

Housing

On-Site Sewage

 Industrial, Commercial, Institutional and Multi-Residential

Barrier Free Design

 Plans must comply with:

  • Ontario Building Code
  • Applicable zoning by-law
  • Other applicable laws and regulations

Building permits regulate the type of construction allowed in the community and help to ensure that building standards are met. The building permit process protects each homeowner's interests, as well as those of the community, and helps to ensure that any structural change is safe, legal, and sound.

Building Statistics

To review the current Building Statistics, click here.

Development Charge Study

To review the current Development Charges By-law, click here.

 

Links

Contact Us

The City of Quinte West
7 Creswell Drive,
P.O. Box 490
Trenton, ON  K8V 5R6

Map It

Tel: (613) 392-2841
Toll-free: 1-866-485-2841
Fax: (613) 392-0131
TTY: (613) 965-6849

Office hours:
Monday to Friday,
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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