Building ByLaw, Building Code Act and Ontario Building Code

The Town of Georgina takes pride in ensuring the safety, integrity, and functionality of every structure within our community. Governed by the Building ByLaw, the Building Code Act, and the Ontario Building Code, we uphold stringent standards to safeguard the well-being of our residents and visitors. From residential homes to commercial developments, these regulations serve as the cornerstone of our commitment to quality construction practices. Join us in fostering a secure and thriving environment by understanding the principles that guide our building processes and contribute to the vitality of Georgina.

Building Bylaw

Town of Georgina Building Bylaw

The Town of Georgina passed Bylaw 2021-0019 being bylaw under the Building Code Act respecting permits and related matters. This bylaw, also known as the Building Bylaw, outlines the building permit process and sets out fees. 

Building Code Act

Building Code Act, 1992, S.O. 1992,c.23

In the mid-1970s, the Province of Ontario passed the Ontario Building Code Act, and its regulation, the Ontario Building Code, which have provided rules for property owners, municipalities and the building community to establish and improve building standards and processes, and ensure public health and safety.

Ontario Building Code

Ontario Building Code

The Ontario Building Code is a regulation authorized by the Ontario Building Code Act, 1992 and sets out detailed administrative and technical requirements that must be met when a building is constructed, renovated or undergoes certain changes of use. The Code is a mandatory document used by architects, engineers, designers, builders, suppliers and manufacturers with regard to construction projects, which are regulated by the Code.

Contact Us

26557 Civic Centre Rd,
Keswick, ON  L4P 3G1

T: 905-476-4301 / 705-437-2210
F: 905-476-8100

Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.