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.

Deck/Dock/Boathouse/Boatport (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