Building - Town of Gravenhurst

Town Hall


Our goal is to serve our clients in a friendly, professional manner to ensure the health, safety and well-being of the citizens building and occupying structures in the Town of Gravenhurst.

Changes to Ontario Building Code Presentation - January 2017


The Town's Building Department is responsible for issuing building permits for:

  • New construction, demolition, renovations and change of use of buildings.
  • Private sewage disposal systems.

Applications - All new construction must comply with the Dark Sky By-law

As of February 19th there are New Requirments for Docks and Boathouses.  Please find them here.

Shoreline Structure Application (PDF)

Park Model or Mobile Home (PDF)

Demolition (PDF)

Sewage system application (PDF)

Dwelling/Cottage/Sleeping Cabin/Additions (PDF)

Water/Sewer Connection (PDF)

Garage/Gazebo/PumpHouse/Sauna (PDF)

 Authorization Form (Agent) (PDF)


Building Permit Fee Development Charges Fees


Building Inspectors:

  • Ensure all new structures conform with the Ontario Building Code and other applicable law.
  • Review plans, inspecting construction.
  • Conduct maintenence inspections.
  • Enforce the Building Code Act.
  • Issue orders.
  • Report on environmental concerns.

 Useful Links

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

Muskoka Builders' Association

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry