Building Permits


Lennox Smith
Chief Building Official

Lennox Smith 613-256-2064 x 261

Shane Atkinson
Building Inspector

Shane Atkinson 613-256-2064 x 228

Dan Prest
Building Inspector

Dan Prest 613-256-2064 x213

Roxanne Sweeney
Building & Planning Clerk

Roxanne Sweeney 613-256-2064 x 260

Welcome to the new Mississippi Mills Building Department resource page. The Building Department deals with all matters that fall under the Building Code Act and the Ontario Building Code including new construction, change of use of a building or part of a building, demolition, renovation and the occupancy of buildings. 

In this section of the Mississippi Mills Building Department webpage you will find links to forms, FAQ, detailed explanations and other useful information that will help you with your building project. Please be aware that this page is currently under construction and some links may not be working.  If you find a problem with a link or missing information please contact our department at 613 256 2064 x260 to report the error and to seek information and/or clarification on anything that the website details.

Listed below are the main links to help guide you in your building project.  

PRE-CONSULTATION QUESTIONNAIRE AND APPOINTMENT BOOKING - This section contains a pre-consultation form to fill out and provide contact information and requested meeting date.  Please make sure that you have reviewed the building permit information section to ensure you have compiled all the correct documentation prior to requesting an appointment.

- This section contains all the contact information for the members of the Mississippi Mills Building Department.

PERMIT FEES This section will link you to the most current Building Permit Fees for all building permits within Mississippi Mills.

DEVELOPMENT CHARGES AND PUBLIC WORKS FEES This link will outline all Development Charges and Public Works Charges within Mississippi Mills.

- This section will supply you all information required for permit issuance, including specific building types, sizes and their required documents for permit.  In this section you will also find a link to the Building Code Act and the E-Laws 2012 Ontario Building Code.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS This section hosts some of our most frequently asked questions by the public.  If you are starting a project and have questions, this is a good place to start.

FORMS DOCUMENTS AND BY-LAWS This section will supply you a link to PDF copies of the most common forms required for building permit applications within the Municipality of Mississippi Mills, Important Documents and By-Laws. Includes Building Permit Applications, Sign Permit Applications, Pool Permit applications and more.

INSPECTION REQUIREMENTS This section will give you a list of all required inspections that may be required for a project within Mississippi Mills.  These inspections are the minimum prescribed inspections as per Div. C of the most current version of the Ontario Building Code.

POOL/HOT TUB PERMITS - This section will explain the requirements for Pools within Mississippi Mills. Pools require their own separate permit and any decks require a separate Building Permit Application. Within this section is a link the Pool By-Law where all the requirements are outlined.

SIGN PERMITS - This section will give you a link to the most current Sign By-Law that is enacted within Mississippi Mills. There will also be sign related forms and general clarification for anyone looking to erect a sign in Mississippi Mills.

CODE OF CONDUCTThis section will provide you the council passed Building Department Code of Conduct as per 7.(1) of the Building Code Act.