Town of Aurora
Building Permits

Building Services

The Building Services Department role is to ensure building permits are reviewed and site inspections are carried out for construction projects.

Contact:  905-727-3123

Ext. 4388, 4390 or 4394


Related Services

You will require many different types of services such as connection with utility companies, fire department, electrical safety,  conservation authority, assessment office and Tarion.

See Related Contact Information here.

Permit Fees

Download and print this PDF for the Schedule of Permit Fees for the Town of Aurora.


Building Permits are required by the Town of Aurora as to meet and comply with the minimum building standards as set out by the Ontario Building Code for Ontario.

a) When a Permit is Required

b) Application for a Non-Residential Permit

c) Construction that Does Not Require a Permit

d) To Request an Inspection During Project

Preliminary Review

The Preliminary Zoning Review process is a service that allows you to have your drawings or permit reviewed prior to application.

The staff will assist you with the process of identifying anything missing or incorrect on your application.  

Zoning Changes

The Town has specific policies for property standards such as minimum setback on property lines, height restrictions, use and density. All construction projects must meet the Zoning By-Law for the Town of Aurora.

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