Designated Structure

Service Description

Building permit for the construction of a designated structure, such as communication towers, crane runways, exterior tanks and supports, pedestrian bridges, retaining walls, satellite dishes, and solar collector panels.

Service Outcome

Building Permit

General Information

All drawings to be drawn on standardized sized sheets, drawn to scale, fully dimensioned, signed and dated.

If drawings were prepared by a qualified designer (as defined under Div. C, Part 3, Section 3.2 of the Ontario Building Code), drawings must include the designer's name, registration number, qualification identification number, signature, and stamp/statement that the person has reviewed and taken responsibility for the design activities.

Required Documentation

Site Plan (example of Site Plan below)

  • Survey or site plan showing property lines, lot area, (referenced to a current survey)
  • Location of existing/proposed buildings and location of designated structure with overall dimensions and include setback dimensions to property lines & adjacent buildings.
  • Summary of permitted & proposed zoning provisions.

Construction Details and Notes
Building materials & specifications of all structures & assemblies with typical construction sections and connection details.

Dimensioned plans of designated structure

Scaled exterior elevations showing height(s)

Pertinent related structural load calculations

Required Forms

Building Application
Site Plan Checklist