Frequently Asked Questions
Facts about demolition.
Before you demolish any building in part or whole, you are required by the Building Code to apply for a demolition permit from your municipality's building official. The process for obtaining one is similar to that for a building permit. In some cases, you must hire a professional engineer to oversee the demolition.
You should be aware that special situations may affect a proposed demolition.
Heritage buildings intended for designation or formally designated as having historic or architectural significance under the Ontario Heritage Act are subject to certain conditions:
For further information, please contact:
Building & By-Law Services Division
(613) 342-8772 Ext. 4425