Building permit fees are provided below.
Development Cost Charges may also apply at the time of building permit application for commercial, industrial, multi-family residential and institutional projects. Works and services upgrades may also be required.
"Building and Pluming Bylaw 1994, No. 1119" (Bylaw 1825)
|Building Valuation: For single and two family dwellings, factory built homes, mobile homes and |
moved buildings, and buildings accessory thereto, the value of construction used to determine the
permit fee shall be calculated based on the values as specified in the table. All other building types,
based on Engineer’s Estimate of the value of construction.
| Fees |
| 1. Main Floor |
2. Additional Floor(s)
7. Secondary Suite
|Building Permit Fees and Inspection Charges: |
All except Mobile Home/Manufactured Home: Percent of building valuation calculated above:
Mobile Home/Manufactured Home Flat Rate:
|Driveway Access Permit Fee ||$25 |
|Plumbing Permit Fee: Minimum # of fixtures – 1 or 2 |
3 or more fixtures
Water Service Inspection Fee
Sanitary Sewer Inspection Fee
Storm Drain Inspection Fee
|Permit Fee to Wreck or Demolish a Building |
- building floor area of 186.0 sq.m. (2,000 sq.ft.) or less
- building floor area larger than 186 sq.m.
|Double Fee: If any work for which a permit is required is commenced before a permit has been |
obtained, the fee payable shall be doubled.
|Re-Inspection Fee: For building or plumbing inspection required as a result of a call back where |
work was incomplete or improperly done
|Permit Fee to Move a Building (within the municipality) |
For building inspections prior to a move:
- building floor area of 93.0 sq.m. or less
- building floor area or larger than 93.0 sq.m. (1000 sq.ft.)
Note: This fee is in addition to permit fee required for the moved building and the construction
undertaken at the new site.
Permit Fee to Move a Mobile Home Located Within Ladysmith to Another Site Within Ladysmith
|Other Fees: File review fees |
Survey certificate, file review
Mobile home parks
Sprinkler systems – First head
Sprinkler systems – 2-50 head
Sprinkler systems – Each additional head
Damage deposit (non-interest bearing)
Building Envelope Remediation Administration Fee
|Fee Reduction: Professional Design |
Where professional design and field review are required, the building permit fee shall be reduced
by that portion of value of the work which is subject to professional design, multiplied by the value
of the permit fees.
Effective September 19, 2011 to September 19, 2016 only:
Permit Fee for construction requiring a building permit in a secondary suite that existed prior to
September 19, 2011 within a single family dwelling