Apply for a Permit to Develop Your Property Want to install a pool? Secondary or Backyard Suite? Deck? Fence? Need to grade your lot? Here's what you will need to know. Apply for a New Home Construction Permit Building a new house? Here's all you need to know! Apply for a Home Improvement Permit A building permit is required when : A renovation includes changes to the interior or exterior walls and/or existing plumbing system; Structural repairs or changes; Drywall repairs to required fire separations; Altering a garage; or shed over 20 m2 Need Help Using the Online Permitting System? Here's the link to a series of step-by-step documents and videos to help you navigate the new Online Permit and Inspection Application process.