Do I need a Permit for Additions to my Property /House?

Residential additions require a building permit. An addition to your home can include a sunroom, a family room, a bedroom or 2nd storey addition etc.

Any addition that is attached to the building / house will require a building permit.

If the addition includes a washroom or alterations to existing plumbing fixtures, a plumbing permit is required. furthermore, if your home is serviced by an on-site private sewage disposal system, a septic permit may be required.

If the are of the addition exceeds a certain percentage, an HVAC (Heat Ventilation and Air Conditioning) Permit will be required, an HVAC Permit involves heat loss calculations, ventilation details, and the duct layouts.

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