Zoning & Permits

A municipalities zoning bylaw provides detailed information that controls the development of properties within its boundaries. The bylaw regulates many aspects of development including the permitted uses of property, the location, size, and height of buildings, as well as parking and open space requirements. The bylaw is continually evolving as council and citizens apply changes and updates to the material.

Click for more information on the City of Brantford's Zoning Bylaw

The Building Department is responsible to ensure that all building construction governed by a building permit meets the minimum acceptable standards as required by statutory authority under the Building Code Act. This is accomplished through the processing of all building permits, the review of applications for compliance with the Ontario Building Code, and the site inspection of all construction projects.

Click for more information on the City of Brantford's Permit Applications