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Township of East Zorra-Tavistock
SCHEDULE "A"to By-law #2012-7

effective June 1, 2017

Unless otherwise noted all definitions of building classifications shall be as defined in the Ontario Building Code for Major Occupancies. For temporary buildings (greater than 10m2,), alterations, additions, foundations and new buildings (greater than 10m2).A minimum permit fee of $100.00 is required for all permit applications.

Fee Schedule

Construction - New Buildings, Additions, Mezzanines Base Fee Admin Cost Permit Fee
Group A Assembly Buildings &
Group B Institutional Buildings &
Group D Business/Personal Service &
Group E Mercantile Buildings &
Group F Industrial Buildings
New Construction, Additions, Renovations, Installation of Fire Alarm Systems (including Group C Buildings and Finishes to Unfinished Space) $250.00 $0.75/ sq ft or $1.00/ $1,000.00 Cost (Greater of two)
Public Pool (Outdoor), Public Patio & Exterior Ramps $250.00 $500.00
Group C Residential Buildings Residential Buildings New, Additions-Finished Spaces $250.00 $1.25/ sq ft
Renovation to Single/Semi/Town Units $50.00 $400.00
Basement Finishes for Single/Semi/Town Units $50.00 $250.00
Sheds & Garages 592 sq ft and over $50.00 $550.00
Sheds & Garages Under 592 sq ft $50.00 $250.00
Decks & Covered Porches (unheated & unenclosed) $50.00 $100.00
Farm Buildings Agricultural Buildings


$0.15/sq ft
Silo/Storage Bins $250.00 $250.00
Manure Storage (All Types) $250.00 $500.00
Special Categories Tents (Occupying an Area Greater than 600 m2) $50.00 $250.00
Temporary Buildings/Portables $50.00 $500.00
Change of Use $50.00 $250.00
Miscellaneous Permit Renewal/Revision $0.00 $200.00
Fireplace/Woodstock (each) $50.00 $150.00
Signs $50.00 $150.00
Retaining Wall/Balcony Guard (per Linear Foot) $50.00 $5.00 per foot
Wind Turbines $250.00 $2,000.00
Solar Panel $250.00 $0.50/ sq ft
Designated Structures (other than listed above) $250.00 $500.00
Alternate Solution Application $50.00 $350.00
Conditional Permits $250.00 $0.03/ sq ft
Pool (as defined under By-law #2008-24, exempt from minimum fee) $0.00 $100.00
Re-inspection/Cancelled Inspection Fee/Requested inspection more than 4 years since last inspection (excluded from Minimum Permit Fee) $0.00 $100.00
Requested Inspection outside normal business hours $0.00 $200.00
Certificate of Permitted Use or Compliance (Building/Zoning/Site Plan) $0.00 $100.00
Mechanical Work Sprinkler System $250.00 $250.00
NFPA 96 Kitchen Hood Fan $250.00 $250.00
Plumbing  / Servicing Work Water & Sewer Connection $50.00 $125.00
Building Services (per Linear Foot per service) $50.00 $0.75/ ft
Demo Major Building $150.00
Minor Building (excluded from minimum permit fee) $100.00

Builder Deposits

Builder Deposits
Building Lot Grading Public Works
Residential Type
Residential Units (New) $1,000.00 $1,500.00 (if required) Minimum $1,000.00
Residential Additions $250.00 $0.00 See Note 3
Construction requiring a P. Eng Commitment $500.00 $0.00 See Note 3
Agriculture Type
New Barn $1,000.00 $0.00 See Note 3
Agricultural Buildings requiring P.Eng Commitment $500.00 $0.00 See Note 3
Manure Storage $500.00 $0.00 See Note 3
Commercial, Industrial, Institutional Types
New Buildings, Additions, Alterations and Renovations $1,250.00 As determined by Site Plan Control or Minimum $1,500.00 As determined by Site Plan Control or Minimum $1,000.00

NOTE 1: The Public Works Manager shall determine the amount of the deposit required for work done on entrance culvert and ditches greater than 12 meters in length.

NOTE 2: The Township will return the paid deposit to the building permit applicant within 21 days of approved Final Inspection by Chief Building Official, subject to Schedule "F" of the building by-law.

NOTE 3: The Public Works deposit includes sidewalks, driveways, Township of County controlled land, culverts and any other items requiring a deposit, as determined by the Public Works Manager.  The amount determined by the Public Works Manager shall not exceed $1,500.00

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