Secondary Suites - Building Permits | Dan Welyk Real Estate
The Building Permit
The Residential Improvement Project
In order to move forward and apply for your building permit, you must have an approved and released development permit, completed "Residential Improvement Project" application plan, two sets of dimentional plans with very specific inclusions (see link below) among many other items like:
- Elevation Drawings
- Cross Section Drawings
- Floor Plans...and more
For a complete list, you can download and view the applicationrequirementlist here for reference.
Do keep in mind the building permit does not cover electrical, plumbing and gas permits - these should be obtained by the contractor doing the work.
Long Term Rewards
- Increased House Value
- Additional Income
Hiring a Professional
The vast majority of home owners who are going through this process, hire a company or contractor to complete the tedious tasks of obtaning permits and all supporting documents. It is best to hire a professional for guiding your way through this process.
Development Permit for Secondary Suites
Renting Your Secondary Suite
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