Notice: The City of Pembroke now asks that, if possible, building plans be submitted in PDF as well as in hard copy.
The City’s Building Department reviews and issues building, plumbing, demolition, sign and swimming pool permits for all development within Pembroke. The Building Department also oversees the Property Standards By-law and the Sign By-law.
To submit a comment online, click the grey Feedback button on the left side of this page.
Mark Schultz, Chief Building Official
Phone: 613-735-6821 x1331
About Building Permits
A building permit is your formal permission to begin construction, demolition, addition or renovation work on your property.
As part of the building permit process, the City of Pembroke staff must review your plans to ensure they comply with the Ontario Building Code, local zoning by-laws, and other Applicable Law.
Building permits regulate the type of construction allowed in a community and ensure that minimum building standards are met. The permit process protects the owner’s interests, the community, and it helps to ensure that any new construction is appropriate and safe.
To print a permit application, click on "When do I need a building permit?" below, and select and click on the highlighted job that best describes the work you plan to do. This will open another window that explains the documents and forms needed. These forms can be printed off and submitted to the Building Department.