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Planning, Property & Development

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Advice and permit information for the construction of outdoor private swimming pools (in-ground & above-ground) as well as hot tubs and fish ponds

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

Swimming Pools, Spas & Hot Tubs
A 16-page booklet outlining the construction requirements and building permit application and inspections process for swimming pools. (Examples of drawings and site plan is available in brochure)

Wood Decks
A 24-page booklet outlining the zoning and construction requirements for construction of open, uncovered decks on residential buildings, including FAQ's, documents required, zoning, structural specifications and the location and hours of the Permits Office.

Swimming Pools Include:

  • Inground Pools
  • Above ground Pools
  • Hot tubs
  • Fish ponds, etc.

Application Requirements:

  • Copy of a Surveyor’s Building Location Certificate OR Detailed Site Plan (may by acceptable) showing all property dimensions, location of all buildings, and the location and size of the proposed pool or hot tub.
  • Completed Application Form
  • Completed Owner Statement

The permit application requires all of the information shown on the application form and must be submitted in-person to Zoning and Permits Office. Your application visit will take less time if you complete the Application Form in advance.

Last update: December 13, 2017
Permits & Zoning Customer Information

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

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

Phone: 204-986-5140


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