Building Information

The Chief Building Official (CBO) is responsible for overseeing of the requirements of the Ontario Building Code (O.B.C.) and those of the Assiginack and Manitowaning Zoning By-laws as they relate to buildings. This covers reviewing the permissible uses and the limiting parameters for the different uses on a property as they relate to the Township’s Zoning By-laws, once all of the pertinent information has been submitted in writing. The CBO also reviews that minimum standards have been met prior to and for the actual construction of a project through the Ontario Building Code (O.B.C.).

The Building By-law #99-03 outlines guidelines and details of building construction, demolition, change of use permits, inspections and fees.

The Building Official is in the office every Thursday from 1 pm to 2:30 pm.

The Chief Building Official’s usual office hours are on Thursdays from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm.  This is subject to frequent change, so it  is suggested that you contact him directly to set up an appointment: .

For all building related forms go here.

Click Here for an Application for a Permit to Construct or Demolish

The above application for a permit to construct or demolish can be filled out on the computer, however it must be printed and signed by the appropriate individuals and accompanied by all other pertinent drawings, attachments, etc. in order to be evaluated and have a permit issued by the CBO.