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Planning, Property & Development

Plumbing Installations

Advice and permit information on plumbing requirements for single family dwellings

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

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

Sump Pits & Pumps
A 2-page pamphlet highlighting Section 23 of Winnipeg By-law 4555/87 that deals with subsurface drainage. Section 23 requires sump pits and pumps in all new buildings that have a subsurface drainage system, also known as weeping tile.

Sump Pit Installation Guide
A 2-page pamphlet providing guidelines and helpful illustrations for the installation of a sump pump and pit for an existing single-family home.


Application Requirements:

A plumbing diagram indicating the following details:

  • The diagram must have a view from the side
  • Be drawn as single line
  • Show the drain and vent pipe sizes
  • Show the location of each fixture

Either the homeowner or a Licensed Plumber may apply for a plumbing permit.

Each permit application requires all of the information shown on the Application Form and must be submitted in-person 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