Demolition Permit timelines have changed
As of May 28, 2018 City Council amended Bylaw No. 9455 to limit permit length for the demolition of ground-oriented dwelling units, residential garages and accessory buildings to 60 days. The bylaw amendment will take effect July 1, 2018.
For more information on the updated bylaw or on Demolition Permits in general please contact Building Standards at 306-975-2486.
How to Apply for a Demolition Permit
To apply for a permit to demolish a building or structure:
- Complete the Demolition Building and Development Application which are pages 1 and 4 of the new Building and Development Application Package.
- Submit all information listed on the Demolition Building and Development Application form.
- Submit the application and supporting materials to Building Standards, 222-3rd Avenue North, Saskatoon, SK S7K 0J5
Every year it is estimated that one third of the waste generated in Saskatoon is construction and demolition waste. The City of Saskatoon will be taking a more active roll in ensuring that this waste is being properly disposed. Permit applicants will be asked to provide an estimate of the amount and disposal location of waste material being generated from both demolition and construction projects. All waste material must be designated as going to a provincially approved disposal site. These records will be shared with the RM of Corman Park and Saskatchewan Environment to assist in their cooperative efforts with the City of Saskatoon to reduce illegal dumping in and around Saskatoon.
The City is also requiring applicants estimate the amount of material to be recycled from projects. The City wishes to encourage the reuse and recycling of construction and demolition waste wherever possible.
Any questions or concerns should be directed to Customer Service Centre at 306-975-2486.