Applications, Licenses and Permits



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 2019 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).  Tags are also  available for purchase at the Kukagami Confectionary at Kukagami Lake Road and at the Rustic Café in Warren. 

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