Building Services

The Municipality of Meaford's Building Department administers the provisions of the Ontario Building Code and local Zoning Regulations, promoting public safety.

The Municipality of Meaford's Building Department provides the following services:

  • Plans Review - confirming compliance with the Ontario Building Code (OBC) and Applicable Laws
  • Issue Building Permits
  • Issue Plumbing Permits
  • Issue Demolition Permits
  • Inspections
  • Property Addressing

To assist you through the Permit process, the Building Department has developed a  A Guide to Building that provides important information.

Contacts:

Rick Carefoot - Chief Building Official (519)538-1060 ext 1113, rcarefoot@meaford.ca

Tammy Dobie - Deputy Chief Building Official (519)538-1060 ext. 1114, tdobie@meaford.ca 

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Applications and related By-laws

This section describes the process to obtain a permit including downloadable applications to assist in applying for a permit.

Applicable Laws

The Building Department cannot issue a permit unless the proposal complies with all other applicable law.  This section highlights some other approvals that maybe required and where additional information can be located.  

Building Fees

See the schedule of fees for services offered by the Building Department. Some activities may also require the payment of Development Charges.

Building FAQ

See some of the Frequently asked questions about Building and Building Permits.

Building Reports

These Building reports list the number of building permits issued each month in the Municipality of Meaford.

Ontario Building Code

See the full Building Code and Building Code Act on the Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing website.

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  • 2016-05-03T19:17:19+0000
    Dog found - May 3, 2016 around 2:30pm Location: Fourth Canadian Division - Training Centre Time : around 2:30pm Collar - blue with paws on it - no tags Breed - Australian Sheppard - male around 10 yrs Please see photo. Dog will be transferred into Municipal care and custody at 3:30pm. If you are the owner or know who the owner is please call 519-538-1060 Ext 1134 and then press 1. Your call will be transferred to our emergency pager. Dog will be transferred to our Municipal Pound Facility GTHS 705-445-5204.

    2016-05-03T19:17:19+0000
  • 2016-05-02T18:47:09+0000
    Municipal Services will now be offered from the Sydenham Centre every Thursday from 8:30-4:30! For more information, see http://www.meaford.ca/government/60-news/758-sydenham-centre-now-open-thursdays.html

    2016-05-02T18:47:09+0000
  • 2016-05-01T04:33:08+0000
    Dog found - April 30, 2016 Location: Trout Hollow Trail - did not know exactly where Time : around 6pm Collar - red/pink - no tags Breed - Beagle - female Please see photo. Dog was transferred into Municipal care and custody at 11:50pm. If you are the owner or know who the owner is please call 519-538-1060 Ext 1134 and then press 1. Call will be transferred to emergency pager between the hours of 8:30am to 4:30pm. Dog will be transferred in morning to GTHS pound facility (705)445-5204.

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