Building and Renovating
Please note that it is necessary to obtain a permit even for minor alterations. You can apply for a building/demolishing permit at the municipal office in Moonbeam or in Kapuskasing at:
The Municipality of Moonbeam
53 St. Aubin Avenue,
Moonbeam, ON P0L 1V0
The Town of Kapuskasing
88 Riverside Drive,
Kapuskasing, ON P5N 1B3
You can access the application online here.
Consult the Zoning By-Law of the town here.
Frequently Asked Questions
What happens if you don’t have a building/demolishing permit?
If you start construction but do not have the necessary permits, you may be ordered to stop work; you could be prosecuted and even ordered to remove work already done.
How long does it take to obtain a building/demolishing permit?
The time required for the processing of a building permit application is prescribed in the Ontario Building Code:
Houses and small buildings with no dwelling above another: 10 working days;
Most buildings of up to 3 storeys and less than 6,460 square feet: 15 working days;
Most Complex buildings of over 3 storeys or over 6,460 square feet: 20 working days;
Post Disaster buildings such as fire halls, police and ambulance stations: 30 working days
The above time limits may not apply if any prescribed information is missing.