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Planning, Property & Development

Basement Development

Notice to permit applicants - The Zoning & Permits Branch is not accepting walk-in customers and permit applications must be submitted digitally. If you have any questions, call Permits Direct Line at 204-986-5140.

Avis aux demandeurs de permis – La Direction du zonage et des permis ne prend pas les clients sans rendez-vous, et les demandes de permis doivent être soumises en format numérique. Pour toute question, appelez la ligne directe des permis au 204-986-5140.

Advice and permit information for the development of basements and other interior renovations

To apply for your permit please visit the Zoning and Permits Office at Unit 31 – 30 Fort Street.

The following brochures will help you plan your renovation project:

Basement Development - Lower Level Development
Construction requirements for the development of basements in residential buildings, including building code, plumbing, and electrical permit information, as well as the inspection process

Electrical Installations
Electrical installation requirements for single-family dwellings, detached garages and sheds

Plumbing Installations
Plumbing requirements for single-family dwellings

Sump Pits & Pumps
As per Section 23 of the Winnipeg Building By-law 4555/87, sump pits and pumps are required in all new buildings that have a subsurface drainage system, also known as weeping tile.

Sump Pit Installation Guide
Guidelines and illustrations for the installation of a sump pump and pit for an existing single-family home

 


Application Requirements:


Separate permits are required for electrical and plumbing:

Each permit application requires all of the information shown on the application form and the application must be submitted to the Zoning and Permits office. Your application visit will take less time if you complete the application form in advance.

Last update: June 21, 2021
Zoning & Permits Customer Information

Location: Unit 31 - 30 Fort Street, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 4X7

Permits Direct Line: 204-986-5140

Email: ppd-permit@winnipeg.ca

Hours:
Tuesday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Please be advised that our offices are closed to customers on Mondays, which are reserved for telephone inquiries, processing completed drop-off applications, and other administrative work.

To schedule a permit application appointment, call 204-986-5140 or email ppd-permitappointments
@winnipeg.ca

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