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Notice of Meeting to Consider an Amendment to the Building Permit Fees

Notice of Meeting to Consider

an Amendment to the Building Permit Fees
Section 7 of the Building Code Act


TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the Corporation of the Township of Huron-Kinloss will hold a public meeting to consider amending the Building Permit Fees under Section 7(6) of the Building Code Act. 

The Council of the Corporation of the Township of Huron-Kinloss shall consider the proposed amending Fees not earlier than at their meeting of:

Monday, September 18, 2023 at 7:00 p.m.

In the Council Chambers of the Township of Huron-Kinloss, 21 Queen Street, Ripley, ON.

PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The Township of Huron-Kinloss is proposing to adopt (amend) the Building Permit Fee By-Law under Section 7(b) of the Building Code Act. The effects will be to 1) Clarify that the per square foot fees include all floors for the following classes: Commercial, Industrial or Institutional, Farm Buildings – Livestock Housing, Farm Buildings – Other than Livestock Housing, and Manure – Storage Facility (including areas under Livestock Housing), 2) Remove the waiving of applicable building permit fees under Residences Destroyed by Fire and 3) Introduce the following fees: Unfinished Basement (including crawl spaces) at $0.45 per sq/ft, Occupancy Permit at $100.00, Temporary Structure Permit (including tents, seasonal greenhouses on commercial properties, etc.) at $100.00 and Additional/ Miscellaneous Inspections/ Failed Inspections (discretionary) at $75.00.

YOUR RIGHTS TO PARTICIPATE: Any person may attend the public meeting and make written or verbal representation either in support of or in opposition to the proposed change.

WRITTEN COMMENTS must be received by the Township no later than Thursday, September 14th, 2023, at 1:00 pm to the attention of the Clerk by email, mail or by using the drop box located at the Township Office.

Please be advised that your comments will form part of the public record; your communication and any personal information therein will be made available to the public (i.e., e-mail address), unless you expressly request its removal.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION please contact Jennifer White, Clerk at or by calling (519) 395-3735 to leave a number that you can be reached.

Dated at the Township of Huron-Kinloss this 11th day of August 2023

Jennifer White
Clerk, Township of Huron-Kinloss

Draft Amendment to Building, Plumbing and Septic Fees Schedule

Contact Us

Township of Huron-Kinloss
21 Queen Street
P.O. Box 130
Ripley ON, N0G 2R0

Phone: 519-395-3735
Fax : 519-395-4107

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