Drummond / North Elmsley

Building Permit Fees

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Category of PermitFees
Residential
New construction, additions, or renovations where the floor area is considered useable living space. Includes covered or enclosed decks, porches, finished basements, and sleeping cabins or camps as defined in the zoning by-law $0.50 per square foot or $5.382 per square metre
New construction, additions, or renovations where the floor area is considered non-living space. Includes un-finished basements, attached garages or carports, and detached accessory buildings $0.35 per square foot or $3.767 per square metre
Decks or porches which are not enclosed or covered $0.25 per square foot or $2.691 per square metre
Minimum Permit fee in this category $60.00
Industrial/Commercial or Public Buildings
New construction, addition, alteration, or repair of any industrial, commercial, or public building $0.50 per square foot or $5.382 per square metre
Minimum Permit fee in this category $200.00
Farm (Farm Registration Number Required)
New construction, addition, alteration, or repair of any farm building $0.10 per square foot or $1.076 per square metre Maximum fee in this category is $200.00 if structure is less than 600 meters squared and $2500.00 if structure is greater than 600 meters squared.
Miscellaneous
Solid Fuel Appliance Permit $60.00
Demolition Permit $60.00
Change of Use Permits $60.00
Plumbing Permit $60.00
Transfer of Permit $60.00
Substantial Revision of Permit $60.00
Required for Referral of Revocation of Permit $60.00
Conditional Permit $250.00 plus $2000.00 deposit
Discretionary Surcharge for Starting Construction Without Permit or Authorization $250.00
Refunds for Revocation See Schedule C
Pool permits See Pool By-Law
Extensive plan examination greater than 3 Hours $75.00/ hour
Reactivation of permits more than 2 years since the  last inspection 100% of original fee not to exceed $275.00
Other fees that may be applicable:

Development Charges: Township $3,000 County $840 (fee at time issuance of permit; applies to new dwelling units on vacant lots.)
Civic Address Sign $70.00
Entrance Permit $1,000 ($100 permit, $900 deposit). For entrance onto a county road contact Lanark County at 613-267-4200
Septic Permits contact Health Unit (613-283-2740)
Electrical Permit see Electrical Safety Authority (1-877-372-7233)
Conservation Authority approval – MVCA 613-259-2421 x 244; RVCA 613-692-3571 x 1100 OR 613-367-5353, x 131