Building Services

Buildings and By-laws

The appointment of a Chief Building Official, under Section 3.2 of the Building Code Act, ensures any new construction in the City of Elliot Lake complies with the Ontario Building Code and all other applicable laws.

The Chief Building Official's responsibilities also include the following functions:

  • The By-law Enforcement Officer ensures the passive enforcement of regulatory by-laws
  • The Property Standards Enforcement Officer ensures the enforcement of by-law no. 03-29, which is a by-law to prescribe standards for the maintenance and occupancy of property in the City of Elliot Lake
  • The Zoning by-law Administrator ensures that prior to the issuance of building permits, the new construction complies with all the regulations of the Zoning by-law No 87-40
  • The Business Licensing Officer issues business licenses for hawkers/peddlers, with all licenses being approved by Mayor and Council. They also issue licenses for raffles, bingo's, and Nevada Tickets, and maintains data obtained from license reports
  • The Building Inspector is responsible for performing building and plumbing inspections as well as by-law, property standards, and zoning inspections
  • The Animal Control Supervisor is responsible for maintaining and enforcing the by-laws pertaining to animal control

Contact the Building Services Office

Tel: (705) 848-2287 ext 2119
Fax: (705) 461-7289

45 Hillside Drive North
Elliot Lake, ON
P5A 1X5

E-mail the Buildings Services Office