Depending on the specific project, you are required to submit a variety of different drawings along with your building permit application. Review each project type and learn about the required drawings for a building permit in the Town of Orangeville.

House

You must include the following required drawings with your building permit application for a house:

  • two complete sets of construction plans (foundation plan, floor plan showing sizes of window and door openings, cross-section including dimensions and material to be used in the construction, all elevations, fireplace details, truss design, drainage)
  • two copies of heat loss calculation with duct layout
  • one ventilation design summary
  • one copy of the energy efficiency design summary
  • three copies of the site plan approval

Additions

You must include the following required drawings with your building permit application for additions:

  • two complete sets of construction plans (foundation plan, floor plan of addition showing sizes of window and door openings, and single line drawing of floor plan of existing house, cross section including dimensions and material to be used in the construction, all elevations and truss design if applicable)
  • two copies of heat loss calculation with duct layout (if applicable)
  • one copy of the energy efficiency design summary
  • two copies of surveys showing all buildings on the property (show location and dimensions of additions, setbacks from property line and grading/drainage of property, if required)

Accessory apartment

You must include the following required drawings with your building permit application for an accessory apartment:

  • two complete sets of construction plans (existing and proposed floor plans showing sizes of windows, doors and room dimensions of the new unit, include all room names, fire separations and a layout of the existing floor above)
  • two copies of surveys showing the size of all the parking spots, any new exits or windows that are proposed with setback from the property line (a grading/drainage of property may be required if there is any exterior work)

Attached/detached garage

You must include the following required drawings with your building permit application for an attached/detached garage:

  • two complete sets of construction plans (foundation plan, floor plan showing sizes of window and door openings, cross section including dimensions and material to be used in the construction, all elevations and truss design, if applicable)
  • two copies of surveys showing all buildings on the property (show the location and dimensions of attached/detached garage, setbacks from property line and grading/drainage of property, if required)

Accessory buildings

You must include the following required drawings with your building permit application for any accessory building over 10 metres squared or 107 feet squared:

  • two complete sets of construction plans (foundation plan, floor plan showing sizes of window and door openings, cross section including dimensions and material to be used in the construction, front view showing height of building and truss design, if applicable)
  • two copies of surveys showing all buildings on the property (show the location and dimensions of accessing building along with setbacks)

Carport

You must include the following required drawings with your building permit application for a carport:

  • two complete sets of construction plans (foundation plan, side elevation showing partial enclosure, if any, framing cross section to include dimensions and material to be used in the construction and tress design, if applicable)
  • two copies of surveys showing all buildings on the property (show the location and dimensions of carport along with setbacks)

Deck

You must include the following required drawing with your building permit application for a deck:

  • two complete sets of construction plans (floor plan and framing cross section including dimensions and material to be used in the construction and elevation view)
  • two copies of surveys showing all buildings on the property (show the location and dimensions of the deck along with setbacks)

View our Planning your Deck Package for more information.

Pool/hot tub

Learn about the requirements for all pool and hot tub permit applications.

Commercial/industrial/institutional

You must include the following required drawings with your building permit application for a commercial, industrial or institutional building:

  • three complete sets of drawings (including architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical and sprinkler information