Designated Structures

You need a building permit to construct designated structures in the Town of Stouffville. Designated structures include:

  • Communication towers
  • Crane runaways
  • Exterior tanks and supports
  • Pedestrian bridges
  • Retaining walls
  • Satellite dishes
  • Solar collectors

Apply for a permit

To apply for a building permit for a designated structure, please submit the following forms and plans to the Building Services counter located in our Municipal Offices at 111 Sandiford Dr.


You need to include the following plans in your application package:

  • A site plan identifying the location of existing and proposed structures and all proposed setback dimensions to property lines
  • Building materials and specifications of all structures and assemblies with construction section connection details
  • Dimensioned plans of designated structure
  • Dimensioned elevations showing heights
  • Related structural load calculations

Permit cost

$1.73 per square foot
  • Note: a minimum permit fee of $212 applies

We accept cash, cheque or debit for fee payments.

Building and Planning Counter
111 Sandiford Drive, Stouffville ON
(905) 640-1900

Accessible formats available upon request. Contact 905-640-1900 or for assistance.
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