Apply for a Permit

Before starting the online application process, applicants will be required to register as a user in the system. (This process is free.) Applicants will also need to prepare the following documents in portable document formant (PDF) to be uploaded into the application system:

  1. Building plans (floor plans, elevations and/or cross-sections)
  2. Property survey or site plan 

To apply for a Mobile Sign Permit or Liquor Licence Letter:

Apply Here for a Mobile Sign Permit or Liquor Licence Letter

For Re-Submissions on permit applications applied for before July 26, 2021:

  • Permits issued outside of the new Cloudpermit system that were applied for before July 26, 2021, will need to use the previous application Form D for Re-Submissions.
  • Click here for Related Forms that may apply to an application.

Apply Here for Re-Submission Permits

All other building permit types can be submitted online through Cloudpermit:

  • Click here for Related Forms that may apply to an application. The content found in these forms may be required during your application process in Cloudpermit.
  • Cloudpermit currently supports Firefox, Google, and Safari browsers.

Apply Here for Building Permits

Need help applying for a building permit?

Permit Fees

  • Refer to the complete list of all current Building Division Related Fees. Once calculated, permit fees will be available for viewing through your Cloudpermit sign-in.

Contact Us:

Building Division

Business Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday (except holidays)
Location: 350 City Hall Square West, 2nd Floor, P. O. Box 1607, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, N9A 6S1

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Phone icon For general information, call 311.

Phone icon For detailed inquires, call the Development Services general line at 519-255-6267; when prompted, select option 1 (one) to access the Building Division service area extensions.

To schedule an in-person appointment:

  • In-person inquiries are available by pre-arranged appointment only.

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Phone icon (519) 255-6267 ext. 6862

Service adjustments may be in effect due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To learn more about which services are available at this time, please visit the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update on City of Windsor Services.