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Planning, Property & Development

Notice to building permit applicants - All residential and commercial building permit applications can be submitted in digital format. Learn more about digital submission options and requirements.

Commercial Permits

The following information provides members of the professional building and development industry with information about building and development permits for commercial and residential building projects.

Commercial Permit Resources
The following information provides members of the professional building and development industry with applications and guidelines for building and development permits.

Developers
Learn more about how the City of Winnipeg partners with local businesses and economic development agencies.

Occupancy Permits
Learn about occupancy permit requirements, the application process and associated fees.

Occupancy Permit Search
Search for occupancy permits by address. You can search for issued occupancy permits dating back to June 2, 2006. Only valid interim occupancy permits will be displayed.

Permits Online
Registered contractors can apply for a permit online, learn about required documentation, and pay outstanding fees.

Plan Examination
The City of Winnipeg Charter requires that all plans for construction be reviewed for compliance with the Manitoba Building Code before a permit is issued.

Permit Search by Address
Search a property for issued construction-related permits.

Small Business Owners
BizPaL is an Online Business Permits and Licences Service which will provide you with a customized list of the permits and licences you will need to obtain from all levels of government.

Temporary Patio Requirements
Learn more about the temporary patio approval process.

Last update: May 1, 2020

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