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Submit the Application

The permit application requires information about the construction project. You will be asked to document who will perform the work, what work will be done, where the work will be done, when the work will be done, and how the work will be done. Scaled drawings, plans or other documentation of the proposed work will have to be submitted for review.

Note:  Incomplete applications or plans will not be accepted. If building plans are prepared by an architect or professional engineer, three copies are required.


Before starting the online application, prepare the following documents in portable document format (PDF) to be uploaded into the application form. 

  • Building plans (floor plans, elevations and/or cross-sections),
  • Property survey or site plan.
  • Related Forms

Once you have the information to attach, proceed to the online application to submit for permit.

Reminder: First time users will need to register.

Paper Application

Your completed application form should be brought to the Building Division (City Hall, 4th floor) accompanied by the following:

  • Three sets of folded building plans (floor plans, elevations and/or cross-sections), folded into an 8 ½" x 14" file folder. If drawings are too bulky for folding, rolled drawings are accepted.
  • Two copies of your property survey or site plan.
  • Related Forms


A building permit fee is required and can by paid by debit, Visa, Mastercard, cash or cheque, payable to the "City of Windsor" (cheques need not be certified). The fee is determined by staff in the Building Division and is based on the estimated cost of your project. Permit fee schedules give a list of current fees.  A Customer Service Representative (CSR) will contact you when the fees are established.

You may also be required to submit an indemnity deposit to cover potential damage to City property or mud cleanup.  

Contact Us:

Building Division

Hours 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
350 City Hall Square West, 2nd Floor, P. O. Box 1607, Windsor, Ontario, Canada N9A 6S1
Email icon   Phone icon For general information, call 311.  For detailed inquires, call 519-255-6267.