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Common Application Forms
File  Description 
Commercial Building and Development Application (NEW) Hard copy pages 1 and 3 to be submitted for all commercial (including hotels/motels), industrial and institutional projects - NEW as of January 1st, 2018
Demolition Building and Development Application (NEW) Hard copy pages 1 and 4 to be submitted for all demolition projects. NEW as of January 1st, 2018
Application Form for Plumbing Permit Hard copy required to be completed and submitted when applying for a plumbing permit (to be completed by a registered plumbing contractor)
Residential Building and Development Application (NEW) Hard copy pages 1 and 2 to be submitted for all residential projects (including group dwelling sites) and alternative family care homes. NEW as of January 1st, 2018
Complete Building and Development Application Package (For your reference) Forms 1 through 4 displaying the front end application contact information, the residential page, the commercial page and lastly the demolition page. NEW as of January 1st, 2018

Residential Submission Forms
File  Description
Alterations to Dwellings and Basement Development Information for interior alterations to one unit dwellings including basement developments. See the handout on New Secondary Suites for information on developing a suite in your house.
Asbestos Removal Notification Form Required to be submitted for all buildings constructed before 1983. The Asbestos Removal Notification Form indicates if any asbestos will be disturbed or removed during work.
Assurance of Field Review Required after application stage (when commitment letter was initially required), prior to building permit closure and occupancy. For another option, please see the fillable Assurance of Field Review
Basement Development Letter of Use for One Unit Dwelling Form for owner to certify the developed area not used as a separate dwelling unit (suite)
Basement Development Letter of Use for Two Unit Dwelling Form for owner to certify the developed area not used as a separate dwelling unit (suite)
Building Move Forms (outside city limits) General information for moving a building from within city limits to outside city limits
Building Move Forms (within city limits) General information for moving a building from outside or within the city to a site within city limits
Commitment for Field Review - Structural Required at building permit application stage for items designed under Part 4 of the National Building Code or an alternative solution. For another option, please see the fillable Commitment for Field Review - Structural 
Decks and Patios Information for deck construction, to be submitted with application package
Encroachment Agreement Application Form Request for encroachment of building over city property. For another option, please see the fillable Encroachment Agreement Application
Energy Efficiency Compliance Form - 9.36 Criteria to meet energy compliance for buildings under the scope of 9.36 of the 2015 NBC (Information sheet soon to follow, located under handouts)
Exclusion of Basement Perimeter Walls  Request for excluding basement perimeter walls from scope of project.
Exterior Insulation and Finish System Request for use of Exterior Insulation and Finish System (EIFS)
Garages and Accessory Buildings General information for detached garages and accessory buildings to be submitted with the building permit application.
Mid-Rise Wood Frame Building - National Fire Code - Site Fire Safety Construction Site Fire Safety Contractor Commitment
Special Inspection Application To request a special inspection when required
Spray Applied Polyurethane Foam Insulation Request Request form required to be completed and submitted for spray foam insulation application
Swimming Pools Information on The Private Swimming Pools Bylaw and requirements for swimming pools
Transfer Of Building Permit Owner Request To transfer responsibilities of an open (current) building permit
Ventilation Design Sheet (S1/S2): One or Two Speed Exhaust Fan w/ Oudoor Air Form for one or two speed exhaust fan with outdoor air system (to be completed and submitted with building permit application)
Ventilation Design Sheet (S3/S4/S5/S6): HRV or Supply/Exhaust System Form for Heat Recovery Ventilator (HRV) or supply/exhaust system (to be completed and submitted with building permit application)
Ventilation Design Sheet (S7): Exhaust Only System Form for exhaust only principal system (to be completed and submitted with building permit application)
Ventilation System Certification Completed by contractor and submitted after installation to ensure the ventilation system follows the approved ventilation design

Residential Information and Handouts
File  Description
Additions to Dwellings Brochure Information for additions to one unit dwellings
Bed and Breakfast Homes Brochure General information and requirements for bed and breakfast homes
Below Grade Entry Minimum requirements for exterior unheated entryways
Building Bylaw 9455 Enact municipal regulations regarding building, occupancy and demolition permits
Building Permit Fee Schedule Indicating current building permit fees for all types of construction
Built-Up Wood Beams Guidelines for built-up wood beams
C09-029 Plan Review and Building Inspection Policy Council policy for review and inspection of residential building permits and ground oriented residential building
Character Homes Brochure Information for character home renovations
Energy Efficiency Compliance 9.36 Information Sheet Information for Energy Efficiency Compliance as per Section 9.36
Foundation Wall Reinforcement Minimum requirements for residential foundation walls greater than 2.5 m (8 ft 2 in) without involvement of a design professional
Foundation Wall Window Opening Reinforcement Minimum requirements for openings in concrete foundation walls wider than 1.2 m (4 ft)
Garden and Garage Suites Typical items required for garden and garage suites
Guide to Residential Permits Brochure The guide indicating when a building permit is required and submission requirements
Group Dwelling Sites Site Plan Requirements for Group Dwelling Sites
Home Inspection Handbook - New Homes   A reference booklet for new home residential inspection stages. 
How to Build A Deck A booklet with instructions on how to design and build a wood deck. For best printing results, print as a booklet. This option should be available under "page scaling."
Insulated Concrete Form Assemblies Submission requirements for Insulated Concrete Form (ICF) assemblies
Ladder Beam Construction Information for acceptable ladder beam construction
Legalizing Suites Information for legalizing suites developed and occupied prior to January 1, 1999
Mandatory Inspections Brochure The stages of inspections and instructions on booking an inspection
Modular Buildings and Ready to Move Homes (RTM's) Typical requirements for submitting a modular building application
Pile and Grade Beam Foundations Information on pile and grade beam construction for garages, covered decks and three season rooms.
Residential Inspection Stages Descriptions of each stage of construction that requires an inspection
Secondary Suites (new suites) Information for new secondary suites. Also see section 5.30 in the Zoning Bylaw for additional information
Secondary Suites Booklet A booklet with instructions on how to create a secondary suite
Shallow Foundation Guidelines Minimum requirements for residential shallow foundations
Smoke Alarms and Carbon Monoxide Alarms Requirements for smoke and carbon monoxide alarms
Tall Walls (greater than 12') Requirements for walls over 3.6 m (12 ft) high without involvement of design professional
Tree Protection Fact Sheet Requirements for protecting city trees during construction
Waste and Recycling Service Guidelines Information on waste and recycling service guidelines

Commercial Submission Forms
File  Description 
Alterations to Dwellings and Basement Development  Information for interior alterations to one unit dwellings including basement developments to be submitted with building permit application
Alternative Solutions Form Required to be submitted when requesting an alternative solution to the National Building Code
Asbestos Removal Notification Form Required to be submitted for all buildings constructed before 1983. The Asbestos Removal Notification Form indicates if any asbestos will be disturbed or removed during work.
Assurance of Field Review Required after application stage (when commitment letter was initially required), prior to building permit closure and occupancy
Building Code Analysis For new buildings, additions and change of occupancy permit applications, etc
Commitment for Field Review - Structural  Required at building permit application stage for items designed under Part 4 of the National Building Code or an alternative solution. For another option, please see the fillable Commitment for Field Review - Structural 
Commitment for Field Review - Engineered Life Safety Systems  Required at building permit application stage for life safety systems designed within the scope of Part 3 of the NBC for fire protection and occupant safety (including mechanical, electrical and fire protection systems). For another option, please see the fillable Commitment for Field Review - Engineered Life Safety Systems
Cooking and Ventilation Equipment Systems (NFPA 96) Indicates the permit process for cooking and ventilation equipment in commercial buildings.
Decks and Patios Information for deck construction to be submitted with building permit application
Encroachment Agreement Application Request for encroachment of building over city property. For another option, please see the fillable Encroachment Agreement Application
Energy Efficiency Compliance Form - 9.36 Criteria to meet energy compliance for buildings under the scope of 9.36 of the 2015 NBC (Information sheet soon to follow, located under handouts)
Low Hazard Occupancy Request

Submission and building code requirements for proposed low hazard occupancy (F3)

Mid-Rise Wood Frame Building - National Fire Code - Site Fire Safety Construction Site Fire Safety Contractor Commitment. For another option, please see the fillable Mid-Rise Wood Frame Building - National Fire Code - Site Fire Safety
Occupancy Application - Final Application for final occupancy of a building. For another option, please see the fillable Occupancy Application - Final
Occupancy Application - Interim Application for interim occupancy of a building to occupy prior to final completion. For another option, please see the fillable Occupancy Application - Interim
Special Inspection Application Form To request a special inspection when required
Spray Foam Insulation Request (for use of Polyurethane Foam) 

Request form required to be completed and submitted for spray foam application

Transfer Of Building Permit Owner Request To transfer responsibilities of an open (current) building permit
Underground Tanks Required to install or remove all underground tanks

Commercial Information and Handouts
File  Description 
Alternative Family Care Homes Indicates some types of alternative family care homes as well as submission requirements (previously referred to as Residential Care Homes)
Alternative Solutions Handout Information for requesting an alternative solution to the National Building Code
Awning and Canopy Guidelines Hard copy required to be completed and submitted with commercial building permit application drawings.
Balcony Enclosure Guidelines Requirements for balcony enclosures
Building Bylaw No. 9455 Enact municipal regulations regarding building, occupancy and demolition permits
Child Care Facilities Considerations and requirements for child care facilities
Condominium Conversions Life safety and building permit application requirements for condominium conversions
Damage to Infrastructure Process of evaluating damage to infrastructure caused by construction or demolition
Drawing Requirements Requirements for drawings submitted with a building permit application package
Energy Efficiency Compliance 9.36 Information Sheet Information for Energy Efficiency Compliance as per Section 9.36
Fabric Covered Buildings Typical building code and submission requirements for fabric covered buildings
Legalizing Existing Multiple-Unit Dwellings Typical requirements for legalizing existing multiple-unit dwellings
Mezzanine Information Typical requirements for mezzanines in new or existing buildings
Modular Building Information Typical requirements for submitting a modular building application
Noise Bylaw Information Noise bylaw requirements in and around construction sites
Phased Permits Indicates the general process and submission requirements for phased building permits
Requirement for a Design Professional Typical cases when a design professional is required to be involved
Seasonal Permits When a seasonal building permit is applicable and the submission requirements
Spatial Separations Explanations and requirements for spatial separations
Tree Protection Fact Sheet Requirements for protecting city trees during construction
Waste and Recycling Service Guidelines Information on waste and recycling service guidelines

Demolition Forms and Information
File  Description 
Demolition Building and Development Application (NEW)

Hard copy pages 1 and 4 to be submitted for all demolition projects. NEW as of January 1st, 2018

Asbestos Removal Notification Form Required to be submitted for all buildings constructed before 1983. The Asbestos Removal Notification Form indicates if any asbestos will be disturbed or removed during work.
Damage to Infrastructure Process of evaluating damage to infrastructure caused by construction or demolition
Declaration of Intent For owner and contractor to state the amount of debris and disposal location of material resulting from demolitions (including asbestos)
Tree Protection Fact Sheet Requirements for protecting city trees during construction

Plumbing Forms and Information
File  Description 
Alternative Solutions For Plumbing Handout Requirements for requesting an alternative solution to the National Plumbing Code
Alternative Solutions Form Request for an alternative solution to the National Plumbing Code
Assurance of Field Review Required where an alternative solution has been approved, prior to plumbing permit closure and prior to occupancy
Commitment For Field Review Required with an application for an alternative solution.
Application Form for Plumbing Permit Hard copy required to be completed and submitted when applying for a plumbing permit.
Solar Domestic Hot Water Systems Guidelines Guidelines for various solar domestic hot water system scenarios
Stainless Steel Pipe and Fittings for Potable Water Systems For stainless steel pipe and pipe fittings to be used as alternative material for potable water systems

Building and Property Information Forms and Brochures 
(PID, Address Change, Authorization to Release Plans, Stat Information Request, etc.)
File  Description 
Consent to Disclose Building Plan Drawings  Consent from the owner of a building to allow another person to view the building permit drawings
Address Change Application Request for address change by property owner
Building Permit Statistical Information Request To request statistical reports generated by building standards. For another option please see the fillable Building Permit Statistical Information Request
Property Information Disclosure Application Request for Property Information Disclosure. For another option, please see the fillable Property Information Disclosure Application
Property Information Disclosure Brochure Outlines the contents of a property information disclosure final report

Provincial Legislation
File  Description 
Saskatchewan Plumbing Regulations Legislation providing the Government of Saskatchewan the ability to establish plumbing standards.
The Building and Accessibility Standards Administration Regulations Legislation within UBASA indicating licence and examination requirements for building officials
Uniform Building and Accessibility Standards Act (UBASA) Legislation providing Government of Saskatchewan the authority to: administer the Act and establish building and accessibility standards
Uniform Building and Accessibility Standards Regulations Legislation within UBASA indicating general building standards and accessibility standards with amendments to the National Building Code