Permit Requirments

Q. Where do I go to apply for a building permit?
Q. Do I need a building permit to finish my basement?
A. Yes, a building permit is required for finishing your basement if the value of the permit is more than $4,000.00  If the exterior walls of the basement are insulated, just bring in a floor plan of the proposed development.
Q. How long does a permit last?
A. Permits expire 1 year after they are issued.  For example, a permit is applied for on September 14, 2015 would expire on September  14, 2016. The extension fee needs to be paid prior to date of expiry.
Q. How long does it take to get a building permit?
A. When the permit application is complete; all required drawings have been submitted and fees have been paid (see Building Permit Requirements), the permit application is forwarded to the Building Inspectors for approval. Permit approval is as follows:
Q. How do I know which inspections to call for?
A. When a building permit is approved, you will receive a list of the inspections required.
Q. What type of work do I need a building permit for?
A. A building permit is required for all construction with the following exceptions:
Plans required for permit:
 - Survey Certificate (If requested)
 - Site Plan
 - Floor Plan
 - Foundation Plan
 - Cross Sections
 - Exterior Window & Door Schedule
 - Lintel Schedule
 - Building Envelope Calculation for effective insulation values
 - General Framer & Concrete Contractor information
Contact an inspector to see whether engineering or an architect is required.
Contact Us:
RPGA Planning District
Mailing Address: Box 270, Altona, MB R0G 0B0 180 
Address: 109-3rd Avenue NE, Altona, MB
Phone: (204) 324-5357
Susan Stein, General Manager
Gary Dyck