All new commercial/industrial construction requires development and building permits. Major renovations typically require building permits. If you are changing the use of the building/space you are moving into, development permits are often required.
A commercial occupancy permit is required for buildings in which any occupation, trade, profession or craft are occurring and are the primary reason for occupying a building or portion thereof.All home occupations require a permit.
Fees vary depending on the type of permit. Plan ahead and delays by acquiring all relevant municipal permits prior to operation.
Visit our Permits page for more information.