The Township of Stone Mills through collaboration with internal and external stakeholders seek to ensure a secure and proper built form as it relates to all development within the municipality. Township of Stone Mills staff is lead by its Chief Building Official (CBO) with a mandate to provide progressive, professional guidance in accordance with the Ontario Building Code Act to enhance quality of life.
Does your Project Require a Permit?
If you are in doubt whether a building permit is required or not respecting your project, please call us at the building department and we will be glad to answer any questions or concerns.
Permit Fees & Refunds
An administrative fee of 1.1% of the value of the proposed construction with a minimum fee of $100.00 is applicable to all building applications unless otherwise specified.
To help ensure public safety, fencing is required around swimming pools in the Township of Stone Mills. By-law 2007-374 provides for specific fencing requirements and can be found on the Council Bylaws page or by clicking on the following link.
Certain By-laws may have an impact on a building or structure that you are proposing for your property. An example of this is a By-law that requires fencing around a swimming pool and should be considered during the planning stages of such a project.
The Zoning By-law dictates setbacks from property lines and other structures and will have an impact on the placement of a building on a parcel of land. Please refer to the Planning page of this website.
2020-153 - By-Law to Provide for the Construction, Demolition, Change of Use and Transfer of Permits and Inspections
If you work in construction, the rules for mandatory WSIB coverage have changed. Do you run your own construction business? Big or small, with workers or without, you still need to know what's changed. Find out what it means for you. WSIB is continuing to focus on communication and education to assist with the adjustment to the new legislation. A new webpage has been developed that contains information regarding mandatory coverage in the construction industry, our contact information, online presentation regarding the legislation and a link to sign up for one of our information sessions.
This Code applies to the appointed Chief Building Official and Inspectors, and reflects Stone Mills Building Department's commitment to the highest standards of professionalism, technical competence, skill, honesty and integrity.
Code of Conduct for Building Officials
Frequently Asked Questions
For a list of the most frequently asked building questions, please click the link.