Do I need a
permit for my Pergola or Pavilion?
Most municipalities, whether they adhere to the Ontario Building
Code or another one, require a permit for any Pergola or Pavilion more than 108 square
feet. A quick call to your local building inspector is a great
place to start.
If your local building department does require a permit, we have a
technical data sheet that we will be happy to email you.
What does it take to get a permit?
To apply for a permit, you generally need your property
survey, drawings of your Pergola/Pavilion, and pay a fee of approximately
What is a Property
A property survey is a sketch or map of a property showing its
boundaries and other physical features. Residential property
survey reports also show the relative location of a house, shed, other building and fences on the
property, and it usually includes the position of any public or municipal easements.
Where do I get a Permit for my
department can provide more information. The following are links to building departments that
we commonly work with.
If you require further
information or any assistance please contact us.