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Services & Departments

Building & Planning

Tiny HouseWe strive to enhance the quality of community life with particular emphasis on environmental, health, accessibility and life safety issues related to building construction.

This mission is accomplished by meeting or exceeding Provincially prescribed levels of service in a cost-effective and consistent manner within a corporate climate that is open, responsive, progressive and fair.

We are leaders in the promotion of a working relationship that facilitates sustainable development, prevents building failure and satisfies our customers. Together we can make Hastings Highlands a better place to build and live.

 The department reviews permit applications, issues permits, and conducts inspections in accordance with the Ontario Building Code, the Municipal  Zoning Bylaw and other legislation.

The department also performs preliminary reviews of building projects, and provides zoning and Building Code information to the public, committees and other agencies.

Building Department staff would be happy to discuss your building plans, answer any questions, and help guide you through the permitting process. Call to book an appointment to ensure that a Building Official will be available to talk with you.

Martin Cox, Chief Building Official
Phone: 613 338-2811 (ext: 255)
Fax: 613 338-3292

Martin is usually in the office first thing in the morning, it is best to call him at 8am to book an appt for an inspection.



    click here for 2016 Annual Report on Building Building Permit Fees



Building & Planning Documents