Town of Spanish Building Permit Information Guide
Updated December 4, 2023
Phone 705-844-2300 or Dan Rivet 705-849- 5183

The Whys and Hows of Building Permits
The Town of Spanish’s mandate is to ensure a safe, clean, healthy, functioning community which secures the well-being of its residents. That philosophy extends to the private and publicly-owned buildings of our community. By enforcing building codes, and assisting builders, designers and homebuilders, we endeavor to ensure that the structures they create are safe not only for today, but for many years to come. Below you’ll find answers to frequently asked questions concerning building permits including when they are required and how the application process works.

What is a building permit?
A building permit is a document which grants legal permission to start construction of a “building,” as defined by the Building Code Act of Ontario .

Please click here to view the rest of this page, including what projects require a permit and how to apply.

Need more information?

Click HERE for our most recent Building Permit Application

Click HERE to view our Deck Package Application

Click to view the 2024-14 Building By-Law 
Click here to view the Town of Spanish By-Law regarding pools and hot tubs.

Click Here To View Code of Conduct for Chief Building Official and Inspectors – 2017

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