Building & Renovating
Effective Monday, October 19, 2020 all in-home inspection appointments will be conducted virtually until further notice. Inspections of unoccupied homes will continue, as will on-site inspections for urgent situations.
Commercial inspections of unoccupied dwellings, new construction, and alterations in existing buildings, are subject to COVID-19 pre-screening at time of inspection requests and at time of inspection.
The Zoning & Permits Branch, located at 31-30 Fort Street, is not accepting walk-in customers. Permit applications are being processed; however, applications must be submitted digitally.
To help Winnipeg homeowners and businesses complete a variety of building projects large and small, on this page you will find links to key information about the building and renovating process. Whether you are looking at building something new or renovating an existing structure, you’ll want to familiarize yourself with these three important and related topics: permits, inspections and zoning. For your convenience, information has been segmented into residential and commercial projects.