Building & Planning

Changes to the Ontario Building Code effective January 1st, 2015


A Building Permit Application (34kb.pdf) can be obtained from the Municipality of North Perth Municipal office from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.

You need to submit a building permit if you want to:

  • Construct a new building or structure;
  • Add onto an existing building;
  • Install a swimming pool;
  • Build a deck;
  • Erect a sign; and
  • Alter most buildings and structures on your property.


Planning is important to the future development and quality of life in the Municipality. The following applications may be required if you wish to undertake a new development in North Perth.

Planning Documents

The County of Perth is the approval authority for an Application for Draft Plan Approval of Subdivision/Condominium Development. The County of Perth Land Division Committee is the approval authority for Applications for Consent. These applications can be obtained at the following locations:


Departmental Business Plans

2012 - 2017 Business Plan - Building Department