Apply for a Permit
Before starting the online application process, applicants will be required to register as a user in the system. (This process is free.) Applicants will also need to prepare the following documents in portable document formant (PDF) to be uploaded into the application system:
Building plans (floor plans, elevations and/or cross-sections)
Property survey or site plan
To apply for a Mobile Sign Permit or Liquor Licence Letter:
For Re-Submissions on permit applications applied for before July 26, 2021:
All other building permit types can be submitted online through :
Need help applying for a building permit?
Business Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday (except holidays)
Location: 350 City Hall Square West, 2nd Floor, P. O. Box 1607, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, N9A 6S1
For general information, call 311.
For detailed inquires, call the Development Services general line at 519-255-6267; when prompted, select option 1 (one) to access the Building Division service area extensions.
To schedule an in-person appointment:
- In-person inquiries are available by pre-arranged appointment only.
(519) 255-6267 ext. 6862
Service adjustments may be in effect due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
To learn more about which services are available at this time, please visit the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update on City of Windsor Services.