Building applications, forms and fees

Building permit applications are required to be submitted electronically through the Guelph Permit and Application System. Please note: all forms below have to be downloaded by clicking on the ‘arrow down’ button in order for the fillable and signature fields to work.

If payments are being made at City Hall third floor counter, cash, cheques or debit are accepted.

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Blue Built Home program information and sign-up form
Building permit application including schedule 1

Additional Residential Dwelling Unit registration form

Application for an Alternative SolutionCommitment to General Reviews by Architects and EngineersDemolition permits utilities sign off sheetElectrical contractor inspection – additional residential dwelling unitsEnergy Efficiency Design Summary – Performance and Energy StarEnergy Efficiency Design Summary – PrescriptiveEntrance Permit ApplicationInfill house building permit application checklistInformation Request / Routine DisclosureLodging House Certification FormOntario Building Code AnalysisOntario Building Code Analysis – Part 11Property information form (for legal advisors, effective January 1, 2022)Revision to a Permit Application to Construct or DemolishZoning information request form (effective January 1, 2022)


Building permit fees (effective January 1, 2022)Grand River Conservation Authority Fees