City of Markham
Building Permits

Building Standards Department
Ground floor, Milliken entrance

101 Town Centre Blvd.
Markham, ON L3R 9W3
Phone: 905-475-4870
Fax: 905-475-4706

8 AM to 5 PM, Monday to Friday

Permit Review and Zoning
Phone: 905-475-4743
Fax: 905-479-7765

Building Inspections
Phone: 905-475-4850
Fax: 905-415-7501

Ask a Question!

The City of Markham offers an online system for any technical or building permit questions that you may have. Visit "Ask a Building Code Question".

Require a Permit?

To determine whether you require a permit or not contact the Permit Administrator at 905-475-4870.

To determine the requirements for needing a permit, see Permit Requirements.

Expected Wait Times for Permits

House, Small Projects about 10 days

Small Buildings about 15 days

Large Buildings about 20 days

Complex Buildings about 30 days


Building Permit Forms

Energy Efficiency Forms

Get an Inspection

The City of Markham offers an interactive voice response system to order a building inspection for your construction project.

Call 905-475-4850 and follow the simple instructions.

Or visit Permit Inspection Request Line

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