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. 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
  • Signage


Changes to Ontario Building Code Presentation - January 2017



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.

As of October 24th, 2017 there are new requirements for Signs as outlined in the Sign By-law





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

Builder Guidelines

Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing

Muskoka Builders' Association

Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry