A development permit acknowledges the use of land and buildings and its compliance with the Official Community Plan and Zoning Bylaw. An approved development permit is required in most instances in order to begin developing your property. A building permit will not be approve until such time a development permit has been issued.
The municipality will review the application to ensure compliance with all municipal bylaws. Failure to obtain a permit or violation of municipal bylaws may result in significant fines and additional expenses.
All submitted applications are reviewed by Council for final approval at the Regular Council Meeting which takes place on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month. All applications and requests should be submitted Wednesday prior to the meeting. This deadline allows the Planning Development Department to gather any background information that may be necessary to prepare for recommendations to Council. Applications and requests that are submitted after the deadline will be presented to Council at the following meeting.
If you are looking to develop near any shoreline you need to obtain an Aquatic Habit Protection Permit from the Water Security Agency prior to commencement. For more details click here
Permitted Use Application Form: Permitted Use – Development Permit Application
Discretionary Use Application Form: Discretionary Use – Development Permit Application
Development Permit Fees: Development Permit Fees.pdf
A building permit is required, prior to commencement, for all new construction, structural renovations or additions that are over 100 square feet (10m2). The application must include:
- Site plan which indicates all setback distances from property lines and existing buildings,
- 3 sets of blueprints; foundation must stamped by a Saskatchewan engineer.
The Building Inspector will review all information submitted in order to ensure compliance with the National Building Code of Canada. Failure to obtain a permit or violation of the National Building Code may result in significant fines and additional expenses.
A building permit will not be approve until such time a development permit has been issued.
Building Permit Application Form: Building Permit Application
Building Permit Fees: Building Permit Fees.pdf
Blue Print Examples:
- Typical Residential Floor Plan
- Typical Residential Section
- Typical Residential Foundation Plan
- Typical Residential Detached Garage
- Typical Residential Deck Section
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