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​​​​Basement Finishing

This summary refers to the interior finishing of basement areas, including framing, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and insulation.


  1. Complete building permit application (available on the Town’s website or in the Building Department office)
  2. Two copies of a floor plan drawn to scale (see attached Sample Floor Plan) indicating the following:
  • Identify all rooms,
  • Indicate room sizes with dimensions,
  • Specify the location and sizes of all windows and doors including the height of windows from the floor level,
  • Location and dimension of stairs,
  • Location of smoke and CO detectors,
  • Type of interior and exterior wall finishes,
  • Location of all plumbing fixtures including mechanical ventilation, and
  • Location and size of heat registers in each room and return air grills.

Building permit fees will be calculated at $ 6.20 per square metre in accordance with Schedule "A" of By-law 2013-0079 (also available on the Town’s website or in the Building Department office).