DEVELOPMENT PERMIT – BYLAW NO. 9-2013 – FORM “A”
Fee for Permit:
$25.00 for houses, commercial & industrial buildings
$10.00 for garages, accessory buildings
Fee for Permit:
$50.00 for Residential
$250.00 for Commercial
$10,000.00 for Elevators & Railways
$500.00 for Residential
$1,000.00 for Commercial
$15,000.00 for Elevators & Railways
The Town of St. Walburg will invoice the applicant for all inspection costs that are incurred during the building process at the location provided in the application.
The steps involved with a development/building permit are as follows:
- Complete and submit a Development Permit – Form “A” to Bylaw No. 9-2013.
- Should the development meet guidelines, the Administrator may approve the Development Plan upon reviewing the submitted documents. If the Development Plan is one that involves a DISCRETIONARY USE, this Development Plan will be forwarded to the next Council meeting for review and decision. Results of the review and decisions made will be sent in writing to the applicant.
- Complete and submit a Building Permit – Form “A” to Bylaw No. 5-2007, with two (2) sets of site plans.
Before building can start, a permit must be filled in and plans supplied for the building inspector to review. Once the plans are approved construction can begin. Inspections will be done at certain stages and it is the responsibility of the owner to ensure the inspector is notified when inspections need to be done, as well as pay for the inspection fees of K.L. Inspection Services and/or JWS Inspection Services.
Requirements for Building Permit (Single Family Dwelling)
There are minimum requirements for any construction of residential or commercial buildings including RTM’s. Residential garages may not need professional building plans, confirmation with the Building Inspector will be made at the time of request. (A minimum of 2 copies of drawings that are dimensioned and labelled are required.):
- Site Plan: a site plan must indicate the distance the new building is to the property lines and other buildings on the property.
- Foundation Plan: a foundation plan must indicate footing sizes, telepost locations and pad sizes, foundation wall type, foundation drainage, etc.
- Floor Plan: a floor plan must indicate room use, window sizes, door locations, smoke alarm locations, stair locations, attic access location, etc.
- Cross Section: a cross section should indicate the components of the walls, roof, floors, drainage at footings, backfill heights, etc.
- Elevation Drawing: elevation drawings should show what the house will look like from the front, sides and rear, showing decks and grade levels.
- Building Permit Application: a building permit application must be filled in by the owner or representative with information on house address, legal descriptions, owner phone #’s/fax#’s, contractor contact #’s, etc.
Professional Involvement may be necessary for any &/or all permits. Click here to view the requirements.
NOTE: With information from above submitted, the permit can be reviewed quickly to determine if it is in compliance with the National Building Code without delay.