A development permit is required when it is desired to build or renovate a structure that is larger than 10m2. If the structure is smaller than 10m2 but attached to or abutting (within 3 feet) a structure larger than 10m2 a development permit is required. The purpose of the development permit is to ensure that the development meets the requirements of Zoning Bylaw 763/2000 and its amendmentds.
Construction work that does not *normally* initiate the development permit includes:
*Although a permit may not be required the homeowner is responsible to ensure the project complies with the National Building Code of Canada.
What does it mean to "renovate"? For the purpose of a development and building permit, any activity more intrusive than those listed above is considered renovating and initiates the Development and Building Permits.
Please see the following guide of what is required to be attached to a Development Permit.
A Bylaw to regulate building in the Town of Nipawin
A Development and Building Permit is required for the construction of any deck larger than 107.5 square feet.
Although a Building Permit is not required to build a fence, some regulations do apply.
A Bylaw of the Town of Nipawin to Establish and Enforce Minimum Standards of Maintenance and Repair of Buildings in the Town