Building Information


General Building Enquiries
Building Division
50 Andrew Street South,
Suite 300,Orillia,ON.
L3V 7T5

Phone: 705-329-7258
Fax: 705-329-2670

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The building division is a component of the Development Services Department. The building division is responsible for:

  • Reviewing and enforcing compliance with the Ontario Building Code
  • Issuing of building permits
  • Inspecting buildings under construction
  • Administering Property Standards
  • Administering the Development Charges By-law
  • Administering the Sign By-law
  • Responding to inquiries from solicitors and general public

For more information, please contact us @ 705-329-7258 or visit us on the third floor of the City Centre, 50 Andrew St. S., Orillia.



A. "NEW FEES" FOR BUILDING will be in effect JANUARY 18th, 2016!!!


         B.        Portable Garages:    

                      Thinking of purchasing one?                   


                                                  What should I know about them?

  • Portable garages are considered to be temporary and are not designed to handle the elements of the Canadian climate.

  • Snow and Ice buildup on the roof may result in collapse of the structure.
  • Wind forces are capable of blowing these structures away if they are not securely anchored to the ground.
  • Follow all instructions provided by the manufacturer for construction and assembly of portable garages.
  • A building permit is not required.
  • The location of all portable garage-like structures must comply with current Zoning By-Laws. Please contact the Planning Division to inquire about location restrictions in your area.  


            Contact the Planning Division Administrator for more zoning information at 705-325-7259. 


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