Building and Planning
The primary role of the Building Department is to promote public safety and assist development in compliance with Federal, Provincial, County and local regulations. By enforcing Building Codes and assisting builders and home owners, the municipality ensures that the structures are safe, not only for today, but for many years to come.
The Building Department is a multi-faceted department, with its major roles including enforcement of the Ontario Building Code, Municipal By-Law Enforcement and Property Standards Enforcement, ensuring the compatibility and protection of adjacent land uses and the maintenance and sustainability of properties to preserve the quality of life for Town of Minto residents and visitors.
Browse Building Bylaws & Permits.
Development charges assist in financing capital projects required to meet the increased need for services resulting from residential and non-residential growth and development.
Planning & Zoning
The Building Department is responsible for the Zoning Administration within the Town of Minto. Planning and Zoning play critical roles in the organized development, future development and direction of the Town of Minto.
The Town of Minto has an active Property Standards By-law. This by-law ensures and enforces the general repair and maintenance, for both the interior and exterior of buildings, structures and properties.