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Forms and Applications

Please note:
This page includes forms and applications for common building projects; however, additional permits may be required if your property borders lands falling under the jurisdiction or regulations of other Authorities.  Examples of additional Authorities may include:
  • Conservation Authority, e.g. Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA)
  • County of Simcoe
  • Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMFRA)
  • Ontario Ministry of Transportation Ontario (MTO)  
Please contact these authorities directly for permit applications and costs or other related information.

All "Applicable Law" approvals (including the above) must accompany your permit application before it will be considered complete.  See the Schedule 1A: Acknowledgement pages of the permit application form for further details.



    
 

Main Application Forms:

Formats

Other Links

Building Permit Application
To construct/alter/demolish any building or structure.

Excel

PDF

 

Septic Permit Application
To install/alter/demolish any septic system.

Excel

PDF

 

Swimming Pool/Hot Tub Application
To install a residential pool or hot tub.

Note: Legal size paper required.

Word

PDF

Guide

Related forms that may be required:

 

 

 

Building Code Data Matrix
The Ontario Association of Architects form is required for multi-residential, commercial and industrial buildings.

 

PDF

 

Change of Building Use Application
To change the major occupancy of all or part of a building.

Excel

PDF

           

 

Change of Septic Use Application
To change/alter a building that is supported by a septic system.

Excel

PDF

Guide

Commitment to General Review
Complete where "general review of any part of the construction" by an Architect or Engineer is required. Checklist included.

 

PDF

Checklist

Energy Efficiency Design Summary: 
Option 1:  Prescriptive Method
To be used to show compliant option chosen to achieve required energy efficiency under the Ontario Building Code for Part 9 residential buildings.

 

PDF

Energy Efficiency Design Summary
Option 2:  Performance & Other Acceptable Compliance Methods
To outline alternate acceptable compliance method by a qualified individual (Energy Star version 12.6/NRCan 2012 R2000 Standard) (SB-12 Performance)

   PDF  

Entrance Permit Application
To install/alter a driveway on a Township road.

WORD

PDF

Authority

Note: If entrance is on a County road or Provincial highway contact the appropriate authority.

 

 

Intent to Use a Temporary Tent
To be used in conjunction with the Building Permit Application when applying to install a tent.

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WORD PDF  

Letter of Agent
To be provided when a property owner authorizes someone to act on their behalf to obtain a permit.

Excel

PDF

Lot Grade Templates
To be used when preparing Lot Grading Plans to be reviewed by Springwater for Building Permits.

PDF

 

Request for Alternative Solution Authorization
To request approval for an “alternative” construction solution.

Excel

PDF

 

 
Septic Re-inspection Program
     
Holding Tank Pump-out Agreement
To be used by septic hauler and home owner to ensure that holding tank (Class 5 Septic System) is emptied on a regular basis (as needed).

   PDF  
Septic Re-inspection Pump-out Report
To be used by Septic Hauler to record Pump-out Report only.  It is not a Third Party Certificate.
 
   PDF  

Third Party Septic Re-inspection Certificate
To be used by individuals qualified to conduct Third Party Septic Re-inspections

   PDF  

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