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Planning, Property & Development

House Additions and
Attached Garages

Advice and permit information for house additions, attached garages and car ports

To apply for your permit please visit the Zoning and Permits Office at Unit 31 – 30 Fort Street.

Project Construction
Here is a list of brochures to guide you with your house addition / attached garage building project:

House Additions
A 20-page guide to the plans required when applying for a building permit for a house addition.

Electrical Installations
A 32-page homeowners’ guide for electrical installations in single-family dwellings, detached garages and sheds.

Plumbing Installations
An 18-page homeowner’s guide of plumbing requirements for single-family dwellings.


Application Requirements:

  • Two sets of full construction plans, showing foundation details, architectural details and including site plan showing the location of existing structures on the site.
  • Copy of a Surveyor’s Building Location Certificate – may be waived if sufficient detail on site plan 
  • Two copies of site plan 
  • Completed Application Form
  • Completed Owner Statement
  • A completed Professional Designer's Certificate for Housing where structural components are required to be under seal of an engineer

Separate permits are required for electrical and plumbing

Each permit application requires all of the information shown on the application form and the application must be submitted to the Zoning and Permits office. Your application visit will take less time if you complete the application form in advance.

Last update: November 21, 2017
Permits & Zoning Customer Information

Location: Unit 31 – 30 Fort Street, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 4X7

Hours:
Tuesday - Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Phone: 204-986-5140

Email: ppd-permit@winnipeg.ca

Wednesdays: the branch is open late. From 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm, the office is open for homeowner permit application appointments.

To schedule a permit application appointment, call 204-986-8113 or email ppd-permitappointments
@winnipeg.ca