Staff Directory

CAO’s Office
Wesley Lund

Recreation Maintenance

902-569-1995

Patrick Carroll, MCIP

Occupation: Town Planner

Phone: (902) 569-4257

Email: Pcarroll@townofstratford.ca

Darcey Hennessey, P. Eng.

Building Inspector

Tel. 902.367.4448

Email. dhennessey@townofstratford.ca

 

Joanne Weir

web_Joanne_WPM6729

 

 

 

 

Occupation: Recreation Director
Phone: 902.367.4288
Email: jweir@townofstratford.ca

 

Duane Pineau

Youth and Family Coordinator
Phone:  902.367.3294
Email: dpineau@townofstratford.ca

1. When do I need a building permit?

A Development Permit is required for all construction with the exception of general maintenance.

2. How long does the Application Process take?

Applications are only accepted once all required information is submitted and a deposit is paid.

Development Applications are reviewed by the Development Officer for conformance with the Town’s Zoning and Subdivision Control (Development) Bylaw and by the Building Inspector for conformance with the 2010 NBCC and Building Bylaw.

Building Permits are only isssued if they meet the requirments of the Town’s Bylaws and if all applicable fees are paid in full. Permits are valid for a 12 month period.

A Building Permit of this nature is normally issued within seven (7) to ten (10) business days.

 

3. What are the regulations for constructing a private detached garage?

A private detached garage shall not exceed 67.5 sq. m (750 sq. ft.) on Lots of 1 acre or less, and 108 sq. m (1,200 sq. ft.) on Lots of over an acre. A private detached garage shall not exceed a height in excess of 4.5 m (15 ft.) above grade. All detached garages applications fall under the 2010 National Building Code requirements.

4. What are the regulations for installing a pool?

A swimming pool means any outdoor structure, basin, chamber, or tank used or which may be used for swimming, diving, or recreational bathing and having a depth of 60 cm (approximately 24 inches) or more at any point or with a surface area exceeding 10 square metres (108 square feet)

  •  the Property Owner shall first obtain a Development Permit from the Town.
  • a minimum 1.8 m (6 ft.) high Fence shall be constructed in such a manner so as to impede unauthorized persons from entering over and under the Fence and the Fence shall be designed to restrict climbing and the Fence shall be aesthetically presentable and preference will be given to a wood Fence;a
  • any gate on the Fence shall be self-closing and self-latching;
  • A four-sided fence shall be requested.  However, the development officer may retain the ability for a home/building to take the place of the fourth wall of enclosure.  Residents can take responsibility for locking doors leading to pool decks within the home.
  • the Developer shall agree that other reasonable initiatives regarding maintenance and safety which are resonable and prudent shall be carried out either at the initiative of the Developer or the Town, the cost of which shall be borne by the Developer;
  • no outdoor Swimming Pool shall be installed in any required Front Yard or Flankage Yard.
5. What are the regulations for constructing an accessory building (baby barn)?

You are allowed to construct an accessory building on any lot provided that the accessory buildings is not used for human habitation. The accessory building can not be located within the front yard or flanking side yard of a lot or built closer than 0.9 m (3 ft) to any lot line. The accessory building shall not exceed 3.6 m (12′) ft. in height above grade or exceed 18 sq. m (200 sq. ft.) in total floor area. You are only allowed one (1) building per Single Family Dwelling Lot.

 

Finance and Technology
Wesley Lund

Recreation Maintenance

902-569-1995

Patrick Carroll, MCIP

Occupation: Town Planner

Phone: (902) 569-4257

Email: Pcarroll@townofstratford.ca

Darcey Hennessey, P. Eng.

Building Inspector

Tel. 902.367.4448

Email. dhennessey@townofstratford.ca

 

Joanne Weir

web_Joanne_WPM6729

 

 

 

 

Occupation: Recreation Director
Phone: 902.367.4288
Email: jweir@townofstratford.ca

 

Duane Pineau

Youth and Family Coordinator
Phone:  902.367.3294
Email: dpineau@townofstratford.ca

1. When do I need a building permit?

A Development Permit is required for all construction with the exception of general maintenance.

2. How long does the Application Process take?

Applications are only accepted once all required information is submitted and a deposit is paid.

Development Applications are reviewed by the Development Officer for conformance with the Town’s Zoning and Subdivision Control (Development) Bylaw and by the Building Inspector for conformance with the 2010 NBCC and Building Bylaw.

Building Permits are only isssued if they meet the requirments of the Town’s Bylaws and if all applicable fees are paid in full. Permits are valid for a 12 month period.

A Building Permit of this nature is normally issued within seven (7) to ten (10) business days.

 

3. What are the regulations for constructing a private detached garage?

A private detached garage shall not exceed 67.5 sq. m (750 sq. ft.) on Lots of 1 acre or less, and 108 sq. m (1,200 sq. ft.) on Lots of over an acre. A private detached garage shall not exceed a height in excess of 4.5 m (15 ft.) above grade. All detached garages applications fall under the 2010 National Building Code requirements.

4. What are the regulations for installing a pool?

A swimming pool means any outdoor structure, basin, chamber, or tank used or which may be used for swimming, diving, or recreational bathing and having a depth of 60 cm (approximately 24 inches) or more at any point or with a surface area exceeding 10 square metres (108 square feet)

  •  the Property Owner shall first obtain a Development Permit from the Town.
  • a minimum 1.8 m (6 ft.) high Fence shall be constructed in such a manner so as to impede unauthorized persons from entering over and under the Fence and the Fence shall be designed to restrict climbing and the Fence shall be aesthetically presentable and preference will be given to a wood Fence;a
  • any gate on the Fence shall be self-closing and self-latching;
  • A four-sided fence shall be requested.  However, the development officer may retain the ability for a home/building to take the place of the fourth wall of enclosure.  Residents can take responsibility for locking doors leading to pool decks within the home.
  • the Developer shall agree that other reasonable initiatives regarding maintenance and safety which are resonable and prudent shall be carried out either at the initiative of the Developer or the Town, the cost of which shall be borne by the Developer;
  • no outdoor Swimming Pool shall be installed in any required Front Yard or Flankage Yard.
5. What are the regulations for constructing an accessory building (baby barn)?

You are allowed to construct an accessory building on any lot provided that the accessory buildings is not used for human habitation. The accessory building can not be located within the front yard or flanking side yard of a lot or built closer than 0.9 m (3 ft) to any lot line. The accessory building shall not exceed 3.6 m (12′) ft. in height above grade or exceed 18 sq. m (200 sq. ft.) in total floor area. You are only allowed one (1) building per Single Family Dwelling Lot.

 

Planning, Development and Heritage Department
Wesley Lund

Recreation Maintenance

902-569-1995

Patrick Carroll, MCIP

Occupation: Town Planner

Phone: (902) 569-4257

Email: Pcarroll@townofstratford.ca

Darcey Hennessey, P. Eng.

Building Inspector

Tel. 902.367.4448

Email. dhennessey@townofstratford.ca

 

Joanne Weir

web_Joanne_WPM6729

 

 

 

 

Occupation: Recreation Director
Phone: 902.367.4288
Email: jweir@townofstratford.ca

 

Duane Pineau

Youth and Family Coordinator
Phone:  902.367.3294
Email: dpineau@townofstratford.ca

1. When do I need a building permit?

A Development Permit is required for all construction with the exception of general maintenance.

2. How long does the Application Process take?

Applications are only accepted once all required information is submitted and a deposit is paid.

Development Applications are reviewed by the Development Officer for conformance with the Town’s Zoning and Subdivision Control (Development) Bylaw and by the Building Inspector for conformance with the 2010 NBCC and Building Bylaw.

Building Permits are only isssued if they meet the requirments of the Town’s Bylaws and if all applicable fees are paid in full. Permits are valid for a 12 month period.

A Building Permit of this nature is normally issued within seven (7) to ten (10) business days.

 

3. What are the regulations for constructing a private detached garage?

A private detached garage shall not exceed 67.5 sq. m (750 sq. ft.) on Lots of 1 acre or less, and 108 sq. m (1,200 sq. ft.) on Lots of over an acre. A private detached garage shall not exceed a height in excess of 4.5 m (15 ft.) above grade. All detached garages applications fall under the 2010 National Building Code requirements.

4. What are the regulations for installing a pool?

A swimming pool means any outdoor structure, basin, chamber, or tank used or which may be used for swimming, diving, or recreational bathing and having a depth of 60 cm (approximately 24 inches) or more at any point or with a surface area exceeding 10 square metres (108 square feet)

  •  the Property Owner shall first obtain a Development Permit from the Town.
  • a minimum 1.8 m (6 ft.) high Fence shall be constructed in such a manner so as to impede unauthorized persons from entering over and under the Fence and the Fence shall be designed to restrict climbing and the Fence shall be aesthetically presentable and preference will be given to a wood Fence;a
  • any gate on the Fence shall be self-closing and self-latching;
  • A four-sided fence shall be requested.  However, the development officer may retain the ability for a home/building to take the place of the fourth wall of enclosure.  Residents can take responsibility for locking doors leading to pool decks within the home.
  • the Developer shall agree that other reasonable initiatives regarding maintenance and safety which are resonable and prudent shall be carried out either at the initiative of the Developer or the Town, the cost of which shall be borne by the Developer;
  • no outdoor Swimming Pool shall be installed in any required Front Yard or Flankage Yard.
5. What are the regulations for constructing an accessory building (baby barn)?

You are allowed to construct an accessory building on any lot provided that the accessory buildings is not used for human habitation. The accessory building can not be located within the front yard or flanking side yard of a lot or built closer than 0.9 m (3 ft) to any lot line. The accessory building shall not exceed 3.6 m (12′) ft. in height above grade or exceed 18 sq. m (200 sq. ft.) in total floor area. You are only allowed one (1) building per Single Family Dwelling Lot.

 

Infrastructure
Wesley Lund

Recreation Maintenance

902-569-1995

Patrick Carroll, MCIP

Occupation: Town Planner

Phone: (902) 569-4257

Email: Pcarroll@townofstratford.ca

Darcey Hennessey, P. Eng.

Building Inspector

Tel. 902.367.4448

Email. dhennessey@townofstratford.ca

 

Joanne Weir

web_Joanne_WPM6729

 

 

 

 

Occupation: Recreation Director
Phone: 902.367.4288
Email: jweir@townofstratford.ca

 

Duane Pineau

Youth and Family Coordinator
Phone:  902.367.3294
Email: dpineau@townofstratford.ca

1. When do I need a building permit?

A Development Permit is required for all construction with the exception of general maintenance.

2. How long does the Application Process take?

Applications are only accepted once all required information is submitted and a deposit is paid.

Development Applications are reviewed by the Development Officer for conformance with the Town’s Zoning and Subdivision Control (Development) Bylaw and by the Building Inspector for conformance with the 2010 NBCC and Building Bylaw.

Building Permits are only isssued if they meet the requirments of the Town’s Bylaws and if all applicable fees are paid in full. Permits are valid for a 12 month period.

A Building Permit of this nature is normally issued within seven (7) to ten (10) business days.

 

3. What are the regulations for constructing a private detached garage?

A private detached garage shall not exceed 67.5 sq. m (750 sq. ft.) on Lots of 1 acre or less, and 108 sq. m (1,200 sq. ft.) on Lots of over an acre. A private detached garage shall not exceed a height in excess of 4.5 m (15 ft.) above grade. All detached garages applications fall under the 2010 National Building Code requirements.

4. What are the regulations for installing a pool?

A swimming pool means any outdoor structure, basin, chamber, or tank used or which may be used for swimming, diving, or recreational bathing and having a depth of 60 cm (approximately 24 inches) or more at any point or with a surface area exceeding 10 square metres (108 square feet)

  •  the Property Owner shall first obtain a Development Permit from the Town.
  • a minimum 1.8 m (6 ft.) high Fence shall be constructed in such a manner so as to impede unauthorized persons from entering over and under the Fence and the Fence shall be designed to restrict climbing and the Fence shall be aesthetically presentable and preference will be given to a wood Fence;a
  • any gate on the Fence shall be self-closing and self-latching;
  • A four-sided fence shall be requested.  However, the development officer may retain the ability for a home/building to take the place of the fourth wall of enclosure.  Residents can take responsibility for locking doors leading to pool decks within the home.
  • the Developer shall agree that other reasonable initiatives regarding maintenance and safety which are resonable and prudent shall be carried out either at the initiative of the Developer or the Town, the cost of which shall be borne by the Developer;
  • no outdoor Swimming Pool shall be installed in any required Front Yard or Flankage Yard.
5. What are the regulations for constructing an accessory building (baby barn)?

You are allowed to construct an accessory building on any lot provided that the accessory buildings is not used for human habitation. The accessory building can not be located within the front yard or flanking side yard of a lot or built closer than 0.9 m (3 ft) to any lot line. The accessory building shall not exceed 3.6 m (12′) ft. in height above grade or exceed 18 sq. m (200 sq. ft.) in total floor area. You are only allowed one (1) building per Single Family Dwelling Lot.

 

Recreation, Culture and Events Department
Wesley Lund

Recreation Maintenance

902-569-1995

Patrick Carroll, MCIP

Occupation: Town Planner

Phone: (902) 569-4257

Email: Pcarroll@townofstratford.ca

Darcey Hennessey, P. Eng.

Building Inspector

Tel. 902.367.4448

Email. dhennessey@townofstratford.ca

 

Joanne Weir

web_Joanne_WPM6729

 

 

 

 

Occupation: Recreation Director
Phone: 902.367.4288
Email: jweir@townofstratford.ca

 

Duane Pineau

Youth and Family Coordinator
Phone:  902.367.3294
Email: dpineau@townofstratford.ca

1. When do I need a building permit?

A Development Permit is required for all construction with the exception of general maintenance.

2. How long does the Application Process take?

Applications are only accepted once all required information is submitted and a deposit is paid.

Development Applications are reviewed by the Development Officer for conformance with the Town’s Zoning and Subdivision Control (Development) Bylaw and by the Building Inspector for conformance with the 2010 NBCC and Building Bylaw.

Building Permits are only isssued if they meet the requirments of the Town’s Bylaws and if all applicable fees are paid in full. Permits are valid for a 12 month period.

A Building Permit of this nature is normally issued within seven (7) to ten (10) business days.

 

3. What are the regulations for constructing a private detached garage?

A private detached garage shall not exceed 67.5 sq. m (750 sq. ft.) on Lots of 1 acre or less, and 108 sq. m (1,200 sq. ft.) on Lots of over an acre. A private detached garage shall not exceed a height in excess of 4.5 m (15 ft.) above grade. All detached garages applications fall under the 2010 National Building Code requirements.

4. What are the regulations for installing a pool?

A swimming pool means any outdoor structure, basin, chamber, or tank used or which may be used for swimming, diving, or recreational bathing and having a depth of 60 cm (approximately 24 inches) or more at any point or with a surface area exceeding 10 square metres (108 square feet)

  •  the Property Owner shall first obtain a Development Permit from the Town.
  • a minimum 1.8 m (6 ft.) high Fence shall be constructed in such a manner so as to impede unauthorized persons from entering over and under the Fence and the Fence shall be designed to restrict climbing and the Fence shall be aesthetically presentable and preference will be given to a wood Fence;a
  • any gate on the Fence shall be self-closing and self-latching;
  • A four-sided fence shall be requested.  However, the development officer may retain the ability for a home/building to take the place of the fourth wall of enclosure.  Residents can take responsibility for locking doors leading to pool decks within the home.
  • the Developer shall agree that other reasonable initiatives regarding maintenance and safety which are resonable and prudent shall be carried out either at the initiative of the Developer or the Town, the cost of which shall be borne by the Developer;
  • no outdoor Swimming Pool shall be installed in any required Front Yard or Flankage Yard.
5. What are the regulations for constructing an accessory building (baby barn)?

You are allowed to construct an accessory building on any lot provided that the accessory buildings is not used for human habitation. The accessory building can not be located within the front yard or flanking side yard of a lot or built closer than 0.9 m (3 ft) to any lot line. The accessory building shall not exceed 3.6 m (12′) ft. in height above grade or exceed 18 sq. m (200 sq. ft.) in total floor area. You are only allowed one (1) building per Single Family Dwelling Lot.

 

 

Staff Directory

CAO’s Office
Wesley Lund

Recreation Maintenance

902-569-1995

Patrick Carroll, MCIP

Occupation: Town Planner

Phone: (902) 569-4257

Email: Pcarroll@townofstratford.ca

Darcey Hennessey, P. Eng.

Building Inspector

Tel. 902.367.4448

Email. dhennessey@townofstratford.ca

 

Joanne Weir

web_Joanne_WPM6729

 

 

 

 

Occupation: Recreation Director
Phone: 902.367.4288
Email: jweir@townofstratford.ca

 

Duane Pineau

Youth and Family Coordinator
Phone:  902.367.3294
Email: dpineau@townofstratford.ca

1. When do I need a building permit?

A Development Permit is required for all construction with the exception of general maintenance.

2. How long does the Application Process take?

Applications are only accepted once all required information is submitted and a deposit is paid.

Development Applications are reviewed by the Development Officer for conformance with the Town’s Zoning and Subdivision Control (Development) Bylaw and by the Building Inspector for conformance with the 2010 NBCC and Building Bylaw.

Building Permits are only isssued if they meet the requirments of the Town’s Bylaws and if all applicable fees are paid in full. Permits are valid for a 12 month period.

A Building Permit of this nature is normally issued within seven (7) to ten (10) business days.

 

3. What are the regulations for constructing a private detached garage?

A private detached garage shall not exceed 67.5 sq. m (750 sq. ft.) on Lots of 1 acre or less, and 108 sq. m (1,200 sq. ft.) on Lots of over an acre. A private detached garage shall not exceed a height in excess of 4.5 m (15 ft.) above grade. All detached garages applications fall under the 2010 National Building Code requirements.

4. What are the regulations for installing a pool?

A swimming pool means any outdoor structure, basin, chamber, or tank used or which may be used for swimming, diving, or recreational bathing and having a depth of 60 cm (approximately 24 inches) or more at any point or with a surface area exceeding 10 square metres (108 square feet)

  •  the Property Owner shall first obtain a Development Permit from the Town.
  • a minimum 1.8 m (6 ft.) high Fence shall be constructed in such a manner so as to impede unauthorized persons from entering over and under the Fence and the Fence shall be designed to restrict climbing and the Fence shall be aesthetically presentable and preference will be given to a wood Fence;a
  • any gate on the Fence shall be self-closing and self-latching;
  • A four-sided fence shall be requested.  However, the development officer may retain the ability for a home/building to take the place of the fourth wall of enclosure.  Residents can take responsibility for locking doors leading to pool decks within the home.
  • the Developer shall agree that other reasonable initiatives regarding maintenance and safety which are resonable and prudent shall be carried out either at the initiative of the Developer or the Town, the cost of which shall be borne by the Developer;
  • no outdoor Swimming Pool shall be installed in any required Front Yard or Flankage Yard.
5. What are the regulations for constructing an accessory building (baby barn)?

You are allowed to construct an accessory building on any lot provided that the accessory buildings is not used for human habitation. The accessory building can not be located within the front yard or flanking side yard of a lot or built closer than 0.9 m (3 ft) to any lot line. The accessory building shall not exceed 3.6 m (12′) ft. in height above grade or exceed 18 sq. m (200 sq. ft.) in total floor area. You are only allowed one (1) building per Single Family Dwelling Lot.

 

Finance and Technology
Wesley Lund

Recreation Maintenance

902-569-1995

Patrick Carroll, MCIP

Occupation: Town Planner

Phone: (902) 569-4257

Email: Pcarroll@townofstratford.ca

Darcey Hennessey, P. Eng.

Building Inspector

Tel. 902.367.4448

Email. dhennessey@townofstratford.ca

 

Joanne Weir

web_Joanne_WPM6729

 

 

 

 

Occupation: Recreation Director
Phone: 902.367.4288
Email: jweir@townofstratford.ca

 

Duane Pineau

Youth and Family Coordinator
Phone:  902.367.3294
Email: dpineau@townofstratford.ca

1. When do I need a building permit?

A Development Permit is required for all construction with the exception of general maintenance.

2. How long does the Application Process take?

Applications are only accepted once all required information is submitted and a deposit is paid.

Development Applications are reviewed by the Development Officer for conformance with the Town’s Zoning and Subdivision Control (Development) Bylaw and by the Building Inspector for conformance with the 2010 NBCC and Building Bylaw.

Building Permits are only isssued if they meet the requirments of the Town’s Bylaws and if all applicable fees are paid in full. Permits are valid for a 12 month period.

A Building Permit of this nature is normally issued within seven (7) to ten (10) business days.

 

3. What are the regulations for constructing a private detached garage?

A private detached garage shall not exceed 67.5 sq. m (750 sq. ft.) on Lots of 1 acre or less, and 108 sq. m (1,200 sq. ft.) on Lots of over an acre. A private detached garage shall not exceed a height in excess of 4.5 m (15 ft.) above grade. All detached garages applications fall under the 2010 National Building Code requirements.

4. What are the regulations for installing a pool?

A swimming pool means any outdoor structure, basin, chamber, or tank used or which may be used for swimming, diving, or recreational bathing and having a depth of 60 cm (approximately 24 inches) or more at any point or with a surface area exceeding 10 square metres (108 square feet)

  •  the Property Owner shall first obtain a Development Permit from the Town.
  • a minimum 1.8 m (6 ft.) high Fence shall be constructed in such a manner so as to impede unauthorized persons from entering over and under the Fence and the Fence shall be designed to restrict climbing and the Fence shall be aesthetically presentable and preference will be given to a wood Fence;a
  • any gate on the Fence shall be self-closing and self-latching;
  • A four-sided fence shall be requested.  However, the development officer may retain the ability for a home/building to take the place of the fourth wall of enclosure.  Residents can take responsibility for locking doors leading to pool decks within the home.
  • the Developer shall agree that other reasonable initiatives regarding maintenance and safety which are resonable and prudent shall be carried out either at the initiative of the Developer or the Town, the cost of which shall be borne by the Developer;
  • no outdoor Swimming Pool shall be installed in any required Front Yard or Flankage Yard.
5. What are the regulations for constructing an accessory building (baby barn)?

You are allowed to construct an accessory building on any lot provided that the accessory buildings is not used for human habitation. The accessory building can not be located within the front yard or flanking side yard of a lot or built closer than 0.9 m (3 ft) to any lot line. The accessory building shall not exceed 3.6 m (12′) ft. in height above grade or exceed 18 sq. m (200 sq. ft.) in total floor area. You are only allowed one (1) building per Single Family Dwelling Lot.

 

Planning, Development and Heritage Department
Wesley Lund

Recreation Maintenance

902-569-1995

Patrick Carroll, MCIP

Occupation: Town Planner

Phone: (902) 569-4257

Email: Pcarroll@townofstratford.ca

Darcey Hennessey, P. Eng.

Building Inspector

Tel. 902.367.4448

Email. dhennessey@townofstratford.ca

 

Joanne Weir

web_Joanne_WPM6729

 

 

 

 

Occupation: Recreation Director
Phone: 902.367.4288
Email: jweir@townofstratford.ca

 

Duane Pineau

Youth and Family Coordinator
Phone:  902.367.3294
Email: dpineau@townofstratford.ca

1. When do I need a building permit?

A Development Permit is required for all construction with the exception of general maintenance.

2. How long does the Application Process take?

Applications are only accepted once all required information is submitted and a deposit is paid.

Development Applications are reviewed by the Development Officer for conformance with the Town’s Zoning and Subdivision Control (Development) Bylaw and by the Building Inspector for conformance with the 2010 NBCC and Building Bylaw.

Building Permits are only isssued if they meet the requirments of the Town’s Bylaws and if all applicable fees are paid in full. Permits are valid for a 12 month period.

A Building Permit of this nature is normally issued within seven (7) to ten (10) business days.

 

3. What are the regulations for constructing a private detached garage?

A private detached garage shall not exceed 67.5 sq. m (750 sq. ft.) on Lots of 1 acre or less, and 108 sq. m (1,200 sq. ft.) on Lots of over an acre. A private detached garage shall not exceed a height in excess of 4.5 m (15 ft.) above grade. All detached garages applications fall under the 2010 National Building Code requirements.

4. What are the regulations for installing a pool?

A swimming pool means any outdoor structure, basin, chamber, or tank used or which may be used for swimming, diving, or recreational bathing and having a depth of 60 cm (approximately 24 inches) or more at any point or with a surface area exceeding 10 square metres (108 square feet)

  •  the Property Owner shall first obtain a Development Permit from the Town.
  • a minimum 1.8 m (6 ft.) high Fence shall be constructed in such a manner so as to impede unauthorized persons from entering over and under the Fence and the Fence shall be designed to restrict climbing and the Fence shall be aesthetically presentable and preference will be given to a wood Fence;a
  • any gate on the Fence shall be self-closing and self-latching;
  • A four-sided fence shall be requested.  However, the development officer may retain the ability for a home/building to take the place of the fourth wall of enclosure.  Residents can take responsibility for locking doors leading to pool decks within the home.
  • the Developer shall agree that other reasonable initiatives regarding maintenance and safety which are resonable and prudent shall be carried out either at the initiative of the Developer or the Town, the cost of which shall be borne by the Developer;
  • no outdoor Swimming Pool shall be installed in any required Front Yard or Flankage Yard.
5. What are the regulations for constructing an accessory building (baby barn)?

You are allowed to construct an accessory building on any lot provided that the accessory buildings is not used for human habitation. The accessory building can not be located within the front yard or flanking side yard of a lot or built closer than 0.9 m (3 ft) to any lot line. The accessory building shall not exceed 3.6 m (12′) ft. in height above grade or exceed 18 sq. m (200 sq. ft.) in total floor area. You are only allowed one (1) building per Single Family Dwelling Lot.

 

Infrastructure
Wesley Lund

Recreation Maintenance

902-569-1995

Patrick Carroll, MCIP

Occupation: Town Planner

Phone: (902) 569-4257

Email: Pcarroll@townofstratford.ca

Darcey Hennessey, P. Eng.

Building Inspector

Tel. 902.367.4448

Email. dhennessey@townofstratford.ca

 

Joanne Weir

web_Joanne_WPM6729

 

 

 

 

Occupation: Recreation Director
Phone: 902.367.4288
Email: jweir@townofstratford.ca

 

Duane Pineau

Youth and Family Coordinator
Phone:  902.367.3294
Email: dpineau@townofstratford.ca

1. When do I need a building permit?

A Development Permit is required for all construction with the exception of general maintenance.

2. How long does the Application Process take?

Applications are only accepted once all required information is submitted and a deposit is paid.

Development Applications are reviewed by the Development Officer for conformance with the Town’s Zoning and Subdivision Control (Development) Bylaw and by the Building Inspector for conformance with the 2010 NBCC and Building Bylaw.

Building Permits are only isssued if they meet the requirments of the Town’s Bylaws and if all applicable fees are paid in full. Permits are valid for a 12 month period.

A Building Permit of this nature is normally issued within seven (7) to ten (10) business days.

 

3. What are the regulations for constructing a private detached garage?

A private detached garage shall not exceed 67.5 sq. m (750 sq. ft.) on Lots of 1 acre or less, and 108 sq. m (1,200 sq. ft.) on Lots of over an acre. A private detached garage shall not exceed a height in excess of 4.5 m (15 ft.) above grade. All detached garages applications fall under the 2010 National Building Code requirements.

4. What are the regulations for installing a pool?

A swimming pool means any outdoor structure, basin, chamber, or tank used or which may be used for swimming, diving, or recreational bathing and having a depth of 60 cm (approximately 24 inches) or more at any point or with a surface area exceeding 10 square metres (108 square feet)

  •  the Property Owner shall first obtain a Development Permit from the Town.
  • a minimum 1.8 m (6 ft.) high Fence shall be constructed in such a manner so as to impede unauthorized persons from entering over and under the Fence and the Fence shall be designed to restrict climbing and the Fence shall be aesthetically presentable and preference will be given to a wood Fence;a
  • any gate on the Fence shall be self-closing and self-latching;
  • A four-sided fence shall be requested.  However, the development officer may retain the ability for a home/building to take the place of the fourth wall of enclosure.  Residents can take responsibility for locking doors leading to pool decks within the home.
  • the Developer shall agree that other reasonable initiatives regarding maintenance and safety which are resonable and prudent shall be carried out either at the initiative of the Developer or the Town, the cost of which shall be borne by the Developer;
  • no outdoor Swimming Pool shall be installed in any required Front Yard or Flankage Yard.
5. What are the regulations for constructing an accessory building (baby barn)?

You are allowed to construct an accessory building on any lot provided that the accessory buildings is not used for human habitation. The accessory building can not be located within the front yard or flanking side yard of a lot or built closer than 0.9 m (3 ft) to any lot line. The accessory building shall not exceed 3.6 m (12′) ft. in height above grade or exceed 18 sq. m (200 sq. ft.) in total floor area. You are only allowed one (1) building per Single Family Dwelling Lot.

 

Recreation, Culture and Events Department
Wesley Lund

Recreation Maintenance

902-569-1995

Patrick Carroll, MCIP

Occupation: Town Planner

Phone: (902) 569-4257

Email: Pcarroll@townofstratford.ca

Darcey Hennessey, P. Eng.

Building Inspector

Tel. 902.367.4448

Email. dhennessey@townofstratford.ca

 

Joanne Weir

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Occupation: Recreation Director
Phone: 902.367.4288
Email: jweir@townofstratford.ca

 

Duane Pineau

Youth and Family Coordinator
Phone:  902.367.3294
Email: dpineau@townofstratford.ca

1. When do I need a building permit?

A Development Permit is required for all construction with the exception of general maintenance.

2. How long does the Application Process take?

Applications are only accepted once all required information is submitted and a deposit is paid.

Development Applications are reviewed by the Development Officer for conformance with the Town’s Zoning and Subdivision Control (Development) Bylaw and by the Building Inspector for conformance with the 2010 NBCC and Building Bylaw.

Building Permits are only isssued if they meet the requirments of the Town’s Bylaws and if all applicable fees are paid in full. Permits are valid for a 12 month period.

A Building Permit of this nature is normally issued within seven (7) to ten (10) business days.

 

3. What are the regulations for constructing a private detached garage?

A private detached garage shall not exceed 67.5 sq. m (750 sq. ft.) on Lots of 1 acre or less, and 108 sq. m (1,200 sq. ft.) on Lots of over an acre. A private detached garage shall not exceed a height in excess of 4.5 m (15 ft.) above grade. All detached garages applications fall under the 2010 National Building Code requirements.

4. What are the regulations for installing a pool?

A swimming pool means any outdoor structure, basin, chamber, or tank used or which may be used for swimming, diving, or recreational bathing and having a depth of 60 cm (approximately 24 inches) or more at any point or with a surface area exceeding 10 square metres (108 square feet)

  •  the Property Owner shall first obtain a Development Permit from the Town.
  • a minimum 1.8 m (6 ft.) high Fence shall be constructed in such a manner so as to impede unauthorized persons from entering over and under the Fence and the Fence shall be designed to restrict climbing and the Fence shall be aesthetically presentable and preference will be given to a wood Fence;a
  • any gate on the Fence shall be self-closing and self-latching;
  • A four-sided fence shall be requested.  However, the development officer may retain the ability for a home/building to take the place of the fourth wall of enclosure.  Residents can take responsibility for locking doors leading to pool decks within the home.
  • the Developer shall agree that other reasonable initiatives regarding maintenance and safety which are resonable and prudent shall be carried out either at the initiative of the Developer or the Town, the cost of which shall be borne by the Developer;
  • no outdoor Swimming Pool shall be installed in any required Front Yard or Flankage Yard.
5. What are the regulations for constructing an accessory building (baby barn)?

You are allowed to construct an accessory building on any lot provided that the accessory buildings is not used for human habitation. The accessory building can not be located within the front yard or flanking side yard of a lot or built closer than 0.9 m (3 ft) to any lot line. The accessory building shall not exceed 3.6 m (12′) ft. in height above grade or exceed 18 sq. m (200 sq. ft.) in total floor area. You are only allowed one (1) building per Single Family Dwelling Lot.

 

 

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