Building Services

The Municipality of Meaford's Building Department administers the provisions of the Ontario Building Code and local Zoning Regulations, promoting public safety.

The Municipality of Meaford's Building Department provides the following services:

  • Plans Review - confirming compliance with the Ontario Building Code (OBC) and Applicable Laws
  • Issue Building Permits
  • Issue Plumbing Permits
  • Issue Demolition Permits
  • Inspections
  • Property Addressing

To assist you through the Permit process, the Building Department has developed a  A Guide to Building that provides important information.

Contacts:

Rick Carefoot - Chief Building Official (519)538-1060 ext 1113, rcarefoot@meaford.ca

Tammy Dobie - Deputy Chief Building Official (519)538-1060 ext. 1114, tdobie@meaford.ca 

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Applications and related By-laws

This section describes the process to obtain a permit including downloadable applications to assist in applying for a permit.

Applicable Laws

The Building Department cannot issue a permit unless the proposal complies with all other applicable law.  This section highlights some other approvals that maybe required and where additional information can be located.  

Building Fees

See the schedule of fees for services offered by the Building Department. Some activities may also require the payment of Development Charges.

Building FAQ

See some of the Frequently asked questions about Building and Building Permits.

Building Reports

These Building reports list the number of building permits issued each month in the Municipality of Meaford.

Ontario Building Code

See the full Building Code and Building Code Act on the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing website.

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    It's that time of year again! The apple blossoms are out in all their glory. A great time to walk the trails or visit Irish Mountain Lookout to appreciate the view!

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    As of today, municipal services will no longer be offered on Thursdays at the Sydenham Centre due to low usage rates. Mayor Clumpus will continue to host her coffee time on the third Thursday of the month from 1:30 to 3:00pm. For more information, see http://www.meaford.ca/government/60-news/823-discontinuation-of-on-site-municipal-services-at-the-sydenham-centre.html

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