An application will need to be submitted for a building permit if you want to:

• Construct a new building or structure;
• Repair, renovate, add to, or demolish an existing building;
• Install a swimming pool;
• Build a deck;
• Alter most buildings and structures on your property;
• Install a new septic system.

All applications are reviewed for compliance with the Ontario Building Code and Zoning By-law requirements. 


To apply for a permit, or get more information visit or call (705) 507-1177

 Dog Tags

The 2018 dog tags (Licence) are available at the municipal office during regular business hours.  The annuel fee for dog tags is $20 and Seniors $10 renewable on January 1st of each year. If purchased after February 15th, an additional charge of $10 applies (excluding new dogs).

Kennel Licences are also available at a fee of $50 and subject to zoning approval.

Animal Control

Rainbow District Animal Services and By-Law Enforcement is responsible for enforcement of the Animal Control By-Law and stray or nuisance dogs (and their owners). Please call to report roaming dogs, if you have found a dog, or to report anyone who is allowing their dog to be a nuisance to others.

Telephone: (705) 673-DOGS (3647)

Toll Free: 1-800-836-6661

For concerns regarding injured stray dogs, or situations where a dog is a threat to public safety, call one of the above numbers and press "5"

for emergencies - 24 hours a day 7 days a week.  Be sure to leave a message and an officer will return your call shortly.

For all other emergencies call 911.

Lost and found reports may be placed anytime on-line at

Dont Forget - U-Poop, U-Scoop


Civic Addressing Signage (9-1-1 Sign)

 9-1-1 Sign Application