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Planning, Property & Development

Single Family Dwelling

Advice and permit information for the construction of a new single family dwelling

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 building project:

New House Construction
A 20-page booklet providing a guide to the plans required when applying for a building permit for new house construction, including information on documents and plans to bring along, requirements for plumbing and electrical permits and material specifications.

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:


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.


Special 5-Day Permit Programs:


For more information on the following issues, please call 311

  • Lot Grade Permit, Sewer Application, Lot Grade Deposit and Equalization Credits or Charges (Water & Waste Department)
  • Damage deposit and Approach approval (Public Works Department)
Last update: December 13, 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