Building Permits

A Building Permit is separate from a Development Permit. A Building Permit refers to building construction and compliance with the National Building Code of Canada.

See the links to the left for specific information regarding building permits.

Any non-agricultural building equal to, or in excess of 100 sq.ft. and any agricultural building equal to, or in excess of 500 sq.ft. requires the approval of a Building Permit prior to commencing construction. Any development less than the above described amounts may still require a Development Permit. Please select the above link for more information.  

All construction, demolition/removal, or relocation of buildings within Corman Park is governed by the Municipal Building Bylaw and amendments made thereto (see Amendment Bylaw 03/21). The R.M.'s appointed Building Official is MuniCode Services Ltd. who provides building code review and inspection services.

A list of frequently requested numbers including the Planning Department, MuniCode and various service and utility providers can be found on the Before You Build document.

Building Permit Fees

A standard application fee of $125 is required for all applications, unless otherwise specified, in addition to the following fees:

*Minimum fee of $100 applies

Existing Unpermitted Development Fee

Where work for which a permit is required has commenced prior to the issuance of such permit, an additional fee shall be paid in an amount equal to 100% of the permit fee or $10,000.00, whichever is less.

Building Permit Application Forms 

Applications can be broken into the following categories, please click on the relevant links below for more information:

Septic Requirements

If you propose to install or modify a sewage disposal or plumbing system, you must obtain a permit from the Saskatchewan Health Authority prior to the issuance of a building permit. The septic/sewage approval must be provided to the R.M. for the building permit to be issued.

Please note that application to the Saskatchewan Health Authority, and instillation, must be completed by a professional septic specialist, and must conform to the current Saskatchewan Onsite Wastewater Disposal Guide.

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Building Permit Time Frames

A Building Permit typically takes 3-4 weeks to be issued. However, at times of high application volumes, an application review may take 4-6 weeks to process. Please ensure you are providing yourself ample time prior to when you want to begin construction for approval

As an applicant, please follow the guidelines detailed within the subject application. Applications which are not fully completed may incur additional processing time and therefore may incur a delayed Building Permit/Plan Examination time frame by the R.M. and/or the R.M.'s Building Officials. 

Contact the Planning Department for an update on current approval time frames for complete applications.

Before You Build

A list of frequently requested numbers including the Planning Department, MuniCode and various service and utility providers can be found on the Before You Build document. 

2020, Code Adoption

As of January 1, 2024, The National Building Code of Canada 2020, The National Energy Code of Canada for Buildings 2020 and The National Fire Code of Canada 2020 and The National Plumbing Code of Canada 2020 have been adopted in the province of Saskatchewan. 

For energy compliance, new buildings and additions where permits are applied for on or after January 1, 2024, are required to demonstrate energy compliance to Section 9.36. of the National Building Code of Canada (NBC) 2020 or the National Energy Code of Canada for Buildings (NECB) 2020, as applicable (refer to “Energy Efficiency Compliance Options”. These must continue to meet energy requirements on a go-forward basis. This means that future work to those buildings or additions must continue to demonstrate energy compliance. 

All information regarding energy compliance and required forms for submission of building permit can be found on MuniCode Services Ltd. website here.

Ventilation Forms for Dwellings

Please refer to MuniCode Services Ltd. website for Ventilation Forms. Each section of the form that applies to the project must be completed correctly and entirely in order for building officials to perform a Framing Inspection.