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​​​​​​​Approvals​

Prior to submission of a building permit application, the following items may be required to be approved and received. If you require help to determine if any of these approvals apply to you, please contact the Building Department for assistance.

Required ​Approvals

​​Links & Documents

Zoning By-Law Compliance
Compliance with the Town's Zoning By-law is required at the time of building permit application. If the application does not conform to the requirements of the Zoning by-law, you may seek relief in a form of a minor variance from the Committee of Adjustment.
Zoning By-law
​Lot Grading Plan Approval
All lot grading plans must be pre-approved prior to submission for a building permit for the dwelling on the lot.
​​Lot Grading Plan Approval Process
Site Plan Control
If your property is in an area subject to site plan control, you may have to submit an application for site plan approval to the Town's Planning Department. Site plan approval is applicable law and therefore required at the time of submission of building permit application.
Contact the BWG Pl​anning Division
Water Supply
Contact the BWG Water/Wastewater Department for information on connection to water services, or contact the Ministry of Environment for information on well approvals.​
Contact the BWG Wate​r/Wastewater Division

Flood Plains and Watercourses
Conservation Authority approval is required for all properties located in or adjacent to fill regulated areas. Contact one or more of the following on the right for further information.
Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority

Provincial Highways
For construction projects including new entrances or alterations to existing entrances located within 45.72 meters (150 feet) of a Provincial Highway, a permit from the Ministry of Transportation is required at the time of building permit application.
Ministry of Transportation​
Entrance Culverts
Town Roads - Approval from the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Works Department is required for an entrance culvert or approval of existing culvert on any Town road.
County Roads - Approval from the County of Simcoe for an entrance culvert.
​Contact the B​WG Public Works Division

County of​ Simcoe
​Applicable Law
Resulting from recent changes to the Building Code the definition of applicable law has been replaced with a list of statutes and regulations. Building permit applicants must establish compliance with applicable law at the time of permit application submission.​
List of Applicable Law