Development & Building Permits

 

Development Permits

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.

Shoreline Development
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

 

Generally it will take several of days or even weeks to receive approval for a development permit and building permit in some cases it may take longer. Make sure you plan ahead and submit your development and building applications as soon as possible to ensure maximum time efficiency.

 

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   

 

 

Building Permits

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:

 

 

 

Additional Information:

Pole Shed Structures and Engineering RequirementsPole Buildings PDF

Residential Building Permits Information – Residential Building Permit Info

Accessory Building Form – Accessory Building PDF

Important Contacts- Important Contacts for Building in Britannia.pdf

Types of Private Sewage –Common Types of Private Sewage Works.pdf